This city district located in the vicinity of the place de Brouckère, the Bourse, and the church of Sainte-Catherine takes its name from the workshop, which was situated at place de la Monnaie, where coins were minted for the duchy of Brabant in the 15th century and later.

Historical Dictionary of Brussels. .

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  • Muntwijk —    See Monnaie …   Historical Dictionary of Brussels

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