Furnace Apparatus for Minting
A furnace apparatus for minting. The metal is first melted in the crucible in flue A. The pulley W is used to pull out the crucible from the flue. The melted metal is transferred to the moulding apparatus, where it gets poured into mouldings by hand.
Encyclopaedia Britannica (11th ed., vol. 18) (New York, NY: The Encyclopaedia Britannica Company, 1910)