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U.S. Mint Police: A Call to Serve

September 19, 2017 - By Sharon McPike May 15, 2017 Every year, the United States Mint Police safeguard more than 1,650 Mint employees, more than $100 billion in gold, silver and coinage, and thousands of visitors to Mint facilities. Established in 1792, the United...

Fort Knox. Mystery Is Its History.

May 26, 2017 - By Todd Brandes and Jimmy Shirley April 28, 2017 The United States Bullion Depository at Fort Knox, Ky., is one of six United States Mint facilities. Located 30 miles southwest of Louisville, adjacent to the United States Army Garrison Fort Knox,...

Philadelphia Mint Operations Legislation

April 5, 2017 - Act of May 19, 1828 Continuing the Mint at Philadelphia, and for other purposes. SECTION 1. Continues the Mint at Philadelphia until otherwise provided by law. SEC. 2. Establishes the brass toy weight procured in 1827 as the standard troy...

American Liberty 225th Anniversary Gold Coin

January 31, 2018 - 2017 marks the 225th anniversary of the United States Mint. To mark this momentous occasion, we are proud to introduce the 2017 American Liberty 225th Anniversary Gold Coin™ featuring a modern rendition of Lady Liberty. Emblematic figures of liberty have...

Visiting the Denver Mint

February 14, 2018 - Learn the rich history of the United States Mint and how we produce billions of coins each year for the American public with a free, guided tour of the Denver facility. Tours are strictly for adults and children 7 years...

Mint Marks Restored to Coins

February 17, 2017 - Press Release January 4, 1968 The 1968 United States coins, which carry mint marks for the first time since the 1964 dated coins, were shown today at the Denver Mint. Miss Eva Adams, Director of the Mint, and Mrs. Marian...

Wartime Contribution to Foreign Coinage

February 17, 2017 - Press Release January 30, 1945 FOR RELEASE, MORNING NEWSPAPERS, Tuesday, January 30, 1945 Press Service No. 44-95 “Made in the U.S.A.” might well be inscribed on coins that today jingle in the pockets or money bags of representatives of most...

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...