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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...

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...

Mint Facilities to Curtail Use of National Gas

February 15, 2017 - Press Release January 28, 1977 Deputy Director of the Mint Frank H. MacDonald announced today that in accordance with requests from the States of Pennsylvania and New York, the U.S. Mint at Philadelphia and the New York Assay Office will...

Judging Begins to Select Bicentennial Coin Designs

February 9, 2017 - Press Release January 3, 1974 Judging of the 884 entries submitted in the national Bicentennial Coinage Design Competition will commence Wednesday, January 9, 1974, at the United States Mint, Fifth and Arch Streets, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Mrs. Mary Brooks, Director of...

Mrs. Taylor Wins Woman-of-the-Year Award

February 8, 2017 - Press Release April 19, 1972 Mrs. Mary Brooks, Director of the Mint, today presented the first Philadelphia Mint Woman-of –the-Year Award to Mrs. Mary Taylor, supervisor of the janitorial staff. Mrs. Taylor, who supervises a predominantly male staff, is responsible...