The Royal Mint is making golden sovereigns again.
CU. Two of the sovereigns showing the back and front of them. TV. Molten gold being poured into moulds for the making of gold bars from which the sovereigns will be cut. CU. Molten gold being poured into mould. Flame coming from top of mould. SV. Man removing gold bar from mould and he lays it alongside other bars on a trestle. He then removes another bar and does the same. CU. The gold bars being stamped with a number. SV. Two men operating machine which rolls the gold strips to the correct thickness of the coins. Man feeds in the strips behind the machine, while the other man collects them as they come through and places them on pile. SCU. Man collecting gold strips as they come through and placing them on pile. SV. Man feeding machine with strips of gold which are having the coins cut from them. SCU. Man reach round the machine and turns over a strip which has been cut. Another strip is coming through the machine and having coins cut from it. CU. The cut strip coming through machine. SV. Man feeding machine with blanks. They are struck by this machine and come out in the bowl at the base. CU. Struck coins coming out of machine and falling into bowl. SV. Men examining the new coins on a conveyer belt. After striking the coins are rolling off the belt and falling into the bowl. CU. Coins coming off belt. Camera pans down to bowl where the new coins are falling.
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