Gold bars in the vaults

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The Central Office of the Deutsche Bundesbank

Construction of the Bundesbank's Central Office

Karl Blessing, then Bundesbank President, lays the foundation stone on 10 November 1967; construction work in progress; and the topping out ceremony on 2 July 1969.


Current footage of the Bundesbank's Central Office

Aerial and close-up footage of the Wilhelm-Epstein-Strasse site in Frankfurt am Main.



The gold reserves of the Deutsche Bundesbank

Gold bars in the vaults

Footage of gold bars stored in one of the Bundesbank's vaults.


Inspection and storage of gold bars

Various measurements being performed on gold bars, and gold bar storage in the vaults.



Cash processing

Banknote printing

Footage of the machine production of €20 banknotes.

Banknote processing

Selected stages in the processing of euro banknotes, including banknote destruction.


Banknote processing and destruction

Selected stages in the processing of euro banknotes, including banknote destruction.


Box of banknotes

Banknotes being taken out of their box.


Processing coins

Selected stages in the processing of coins.


Coin inpayments by the general public

An inpayment of coins is processed at a counter in the Bundesbank.



The European Central Bank

Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann on the ECB Governing Council

Jens Weidmann, President of the Deutsche Bundesbank, at an ECB Governing Council meeting.


Aerial footage of the ECB in Frankfurt am Main

The European Central Bank building in the east of Frankfurt am Main.