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Striking of Benjamin Franklin-Liberty Bell Half-Dollars

February 17, 2017 - Press Release April 15, 1948 Press Service No. S-697 Secretary Snyder announced today that the new Benjamin Franklin-Liberty Bell half dollars are now being struck at the Philadelphia and Denver Mints, and will be supplied to Federal Reserve Banks and...

Mint Facilities Suspend Coin Production

February 15, 2017 - Press Release February 9, 1977 Deputy Director of the Mint Frank H. MacDonald announced today that, effective February 11, the Denver Mint and the West Point Depository will suspend production of coins for an indefinite period. Coin-making dies used by...

Selection of a Site for the New Denver Mint

February 10, 2017 - Press Release July 16, 1974 FOR RELEASE AT 9:00 A.M., MDT, JULY 16, 1974 Director of the Mint, Mary T. Brooks, made the following statement today on the selection of a site for the new Denver Mint, at Denver, Colorado....

Colorado Professor Takes Oath as Assayer of Denver Mint

January 11, 2017 - Press Release February 2, 1970 FOR RELEASE AFTER 3 P.M., MST MONDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 1970 Hildreth Frost, Jr., Assistant Professor at Colorado School of Mines, was sworn in today as the Assayer of the Denver Mint. Appointed to this important...

Woman Money-Making Champ of the Year

February 2, 2017 - Press Release January 6, 1970 FOR RELEASE A.M. NEWSPAPERS FRIDAY, JANUARY 9, 1970 The Director of the United States Mint, Mrs. Mary Brooks, today announced that the Denver Mint has topped all previous production records in the Mint’s 177 year...

Denver Mint Honored for Record Coin Production

February 2, 2017 - Press Release February 2, 1970 FOR RELEASE AFTER 2:30 P.M., MST MONDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 1970 The Director of the United States Mint, Mrs. Mary T. Brooks, today highly praised Denver Mint employees as she presented them an Honor Award which...

History of the Denver Mint

January 23, 2017 - Excerpt from Annual Report of the Director of the Mint to the Secretary of the Treasury Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 1906 Washington: Government Printing Office, 1906, Page 5-7. – Historical Reference Collection United States Mint Gold was first discovered...

Veterans Day & Our Denver Vets

April 27, 2017 - by Office of Corporate Communications November 9, 2016 Did you know? Veterans Day was originally created to mark the armistice of World War I in 1918. Over time, the holiday has come to honor service members of all generations, as...