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Behind the Scenes at the Denver and San Francisco Mints

September 6, 2016 - By Sharon McPike February 4, 2015 Did you know that the edge lettering orientation is random on uncirculated Presidential $1 coins because the edge lettering is performed after the coin is struck? That is because the coin’s orientation is random...

Superior Manufacturing Reduces Errors

September 6, 2016 - December 3, 2014 The Mint currently produces billions of circulating coins a year. In the past, the sheer quantity of manufactured circulating coins produced an occasional mistake in the planchet, or blank, die or striking process and an “error” coin...

Behind the Scenes – The Supply Division

September 6, 2016 - November 12, 2014 The United States Mint is the world’s largest producer of coins and numismatic products. Currently we are on track to mark the fifth consecutive year-over-year increase for circulating coin production, with year-to-date production figures surpassing 10.28 billion...

San Francisco Employee Plays Part in 50th Anniversary Kennedy Design

February 17, 2017 - October 22, 2014 Michael Levin, Management Assistant, Inventory Management Division has long been regarded as the San Francisco Mint’s resident authority on coins and Mint history. Michael’s fascination with coins began with his visits to the old Emporium Department Store...