Soho Mint sohomintfo is an on line resource for anyone interested in the origin and operation of Matthew Boulton s Soho Mint where the world s first modern money was made. The Powers of the Soho Mint CoinsWeekly Sep , The new building of the Birmingham Mint, once Soho Mint Photo Oosoom The Boulton family material was held by London artifacts dealer Tim Millett, and between the auction and dealing with Tim, I managed to buy a good amount of the Boulton, and some of the Watt material. The Soho Mint Juno Moneta for a mint, for coins, for tokens, or for copper planchets The request is honored or refused or retracted by either side And the story can usually be told in a logical progression from beginning to end Soho s dealings with the United States were otherwise. Soho Mint ownership explained Numismatic NewsNumismatic Mar , The history of the Soho Mint and its coins has been detailed in a number of publications Sufficient to comment here that, like many of Boulton s businesses, the mint was not an initial financial success It lost money for some years, but subsequently it became one of his profitable enterprises. Post Your Soho Mint Coins, Medals and Tokens Coin Talk Mar , The Soho Mint was created by entrepreneur Matthew Boulton in on the grounds of the Soho Manufactory Boulton designed and patented minting machines for use in his mint that were driven by steam engines and which could produce to coins per minute depending on the size of State of California Heritage Auctions Ralph Heaton II acquired minting machinery from the Soho mint from the estate of Matthew Boulton through an auction on April , He proceeded to produce pattern coins for countries as diverse as France, Chile, Australia, and India This piece was most likely a promotional piece used to show the capabilities of new mint.