The Mint of Armenia is a state-owned entity responsible for producing and minting coins in Armenia. It operates under the authority of the Central Bank of Armenia, which is the country's central banking institution.
The establishment of the Armenian Mint can be traced back to the early years of the Republic of Armenia after the dissolution of the Soviet Union.
Following the country's independence in 1991, the Armenian government took steps to establish its own currency and develop a national monetary system. The Armenian Mint played a crucial role in this process by producing coins for circulation and commemorative purposes.
The Mint of Armenia has been involved in the production of a variety of coins, including circulating coins of various denominations and commemorative coins with special designs and themes. These coins often feature important historical figures, cultural symbols, landmarks, or significant events related to Armenia.
Among the most popular is the Noah's Ark coin series, which is available in both silver & gold.
The Armenia Noah's Ark Silver coin is struck in various weights, including 1/4 oz, 1/2 oz, 1 oz, 5 oz, 10 oz and 1 kg. The coins are minted with 99.9% fine silver.
The Noah's Ark Gold coin is struck in 1 oz, 1/2 oz and 1/10 oz and is minted with 99.99% fine gold.
The Armenian Mint has gained recognition for its high-quality coinage and has collaborated with renowned international mints for certain projects. The Noah's Ark coins have gained popularity among collectors and investors both domestically and internationally.