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Mint Director Unveils Penny Franklin Sculpture

December 28, 2016 - Press Release June 10, 1971 Mrs. Mary Brooks, Director of the Mint, praised Philadelphia’s school children for collecting the nearly 80,000 pennies that Reginald E. Beauchamp molded into his “talking” sculpture of Benjamin Franklin which she unveiled today. “The nation’s...

Mint to Unveil Historic Tiffany Glass Mosaics

December 28, 2016 - Press Release May 24, 1971 Mrs. John B. Connally, wife of the Secretary of the Treasury, will assist Mrs. Mary Brooks, Director of the Mint, at the unveiling of seven historic Tiffany glass mosaics at 11:30 a.m., on Tuesday, June...

United States Mint at Philadelphia Earns Excellence in Government Awards

May 12, 2004 - PHILADELPHIA — On May 6, 2004, the United States Mint at Philadelphia received the “Excellence in Government” awards, presented by the Federal Executive Board (FEB). The FEB, which was established to improve coordination among Federal activities and programs outside Washington,...

Public Tour Reopens at United States Mint at Philadelphia

July 3, 2012 - PHILADELPHIA — The United States Mint at Philadelphia re–opens its doors for public tours on July 3, 2012, at 1 p.m. The facility has undergone a major set of renovations with new displays, exhibits and artifacts on display. “We are...