Pages related to: Coin Production

Coin Finishes

July 20, 2017 - Do you know the different types of coins the Mint makes? The Mint produces proof, circulating, uncirculated, and commemorative coins; and silver and gold bullion coins. “Circulating,” “uncirculated,” and “proof” are the Mint’s collectible coins. Maybe you’ve heard these terms...

Coinage Act of April 2, 1792

April 19, 2017 - Establishing a mint and regulating the coins of the United States. SEC. 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, and it is hereby enacted and declared, That...

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...

Legislation to Regulate Gold Coins

April 5, 2017 - Act of June 28, 1834 Concerning gold coins of the United States, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the gold coins of...

Legislation to Further the Establishment of a Mint

April 5, 2017 - Act of January 18, 1837 Further in regard to the establishment of a mint and regulation of coins of the United States. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress...

Legislation to Allow for New Coin Designs

April 5, 2017 - Act of September 26, 1890 To amend section thirty-five hundred and ten of the Revised Statutes of the United States, and to provide for new designs of authorized devices of United States coins. Be it enacted by the Senate and...

U.S. Mint Launches Video Series for 225th Anniversary

December 6, 2017 - By Office of Corporate Communications February 8, 2017 In honor of its 225th Anniversary, the United States Mint premiered the first installment of a new video series this month entitled “Then & Now.” The six-part series incorporates historical footage from 1940...

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...

U.S. Mint Secures Philippines Coinage Production Order

February 15, 2017 - Press Release March 8, 1976 The U. S. Mint has successfully concluded negotiations to produce 250 million coins for the Central Bank of the Philippines in 1976. Dr. Alan J. Goldman, Assistant Director for Technology, who was accompanied by Richard...

The National Sculpture Society Members of the Panel of Judges

February 8, 2017 - National Bicentennial Competition for New Reverse U.S. Coin Designs ROBERT WEINMAN, Chairman; sculptor, President of the National Sculpture Society. Studied at the National Academy of Design; drew from life with Arthur Lee at the Art Students League, drew and modeled...