The banks of Ankh-Morpork are to be overhauled to reverse its citizens outdated notion that gold is important. Conman Albert Spangler, aka Moist von Lipwig is appointed as Master of the Royal Mint. Mrs Lavish, the bank manager, dies leaving her dog - who also happens to be the majority shareholder - to Moist. Suddenly he finds himself in charge and his talent for a swindle soon has customers queuing up. But when the chairman of the bank needs to be taken out for walkies and its chief cashier may or may not be a vampire, making money is not always easy. This piece is another in the very popular Discworld series.