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Dietrich Uhlhorn

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1857 press at the Deutsches Museum
1857 press
1857 press

of Cologne, Germany

1817 Dietrich Uhlhorn invented a toggle lever press for minting coins. Examples were subsequently produced for installation in many mints.

An 1857 example is on display in the Deutsches Museum.

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