This is one of the largest mints in the world coinage.
It also produces commemorative and jubilee coins made of precious metals and decorations, medals, badges and other items of non-ferrous metals and their alloys. It was founded by Peter I in 1724 on the territory of the fortress is one of the oldest industrial enterprises of St. Petersburg. In 1899, the 175th anniversary medal with a brief note was issued Factory “was founded by order of Emperor Peter I in 1724”. Then his personal decree of Peter the Great ordered to make gold coins at the St. Petersburg fortress. Courtyard government minted gold, platinum, silver and copper coins of all denominations, as well as test the nickel coin 1911 goda.Krome coinage, made of medal performance. Mint has played an important role in the development of Russian art. It is associated with the works of scientists and inventors, in Dvor was founded Laboratory separation of precious metals play an important role in the development of state chemistry and metallurgy of precious metals: gold, silver, platinum, palladium.