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Mint

Mint
Building of the Classical era
Cost 100 20xProduction5
Maintenance 0 20xGold5
Technology

Currency (Civ5) Currency

Specialists

None

Effect
  • Each worked Gold and Silver source of the city produces an extra +2 20xGold5 Gold

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Game InfoEdit

Bonus building. Can only be constructed in cities with at least one improved Gold or Silver resource nearby.

  • +2 20xGold5 Gold for each source of Gold and Silver worked by this City.
  • +1 20xScience5 Science with Mercantilism Social policy
  • +1 20xHappiness5 Happiness with Capitalism Freedom tenet

StrategyEdit

The Mint is great for increasing the 20xGold5 Gold potential of cities that are fortunate enough to have the above-mentioned resources near them. Make sure you always work those resource tiles after you build it!

Historical InfoEdit

A mint is an institution that creates a civilization's currency. In the past this would tend to be metal currency in the form of coins, but in modern times much of the world's currency is printed on paper. Mints are extremely important to a civilization's economic well-being. If a nation's currency is easily forged, it will be, and confidence in that nation's money supply will plummet, resulting in dangerous inflation (the perceived value of the currency declines) or worse. Modern money is printed with holograms, variable ink and security threads to deter counterfeiters, and no doubt additional features will be added as the forgers figure out how to copy those.

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