Pages related to: Coin Production

Woman Money-Making Champ of the Year

February 2, 2017 - Press Release January 6, 1970 FOR RELEASE A.M. NEWSPAPERS FRIDAY, JANUARY 9, 1970 The Director of the United States Mint, Mrs. Mary Brooks, today announced that the Denver Mint has topped all previous production records in the Mint’s 177 year...

U.S. Mint Exhibit at ANA Convention

January 23, 2017 - Press Release August 9, 1971 For the first time, the Bureau of the Mint has prepared a major exhibit to be seen by the public and the coin collectors attending the American Numismatic Association Annual Convention. The meeting is being...

Mint Engravers’ Recollection of the Kennedy Half-Dollar Production

January 23, 2017 - Letter to Director Adams from Acting Philadelphia Mint Superintendent April 30, 1964 Miss Eva B. Adams Director of the Mint Washington, D.C. 20220 Dear Miss Adams: In response to your telephone request of April 27, 1964, enclosed are Mr. Roberts’...

Coinage for Foreign Governments

December 28, 2016 - Excerpt from Annual Report of the Director of the Mint to the Secretary of the Treasury for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 1874. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1874. Page 8. – Historical Reference Collection, United States Mint Under the...

Special Tests of Coins

December 28, 2016 - Excerpt from Annual Report of the Director of the Mint to the Secretary of the Treasury for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 1891 Washington: Government Printing Office, 1891. Page 66. – Historical Reference Collection, United States Mint. The regulations...

The Restoration of the Motto

December 28, 2016 - Excerpt from Annual Report of the Director of the Mint to the Secretary of the Treasury Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 1908 Washington: Government Printing Office, 1908, Page 9. – Historical Reference Collection, United States Mint. The motto “In God...

Bigelow–Pratt Designs for the Half Eagle and Quarter Eagle

December 28, 2016 - Excerpt from Annual Report of the Director of the Mint to the Secretary of the Treasury Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 1908 Washington: Government Printing Office, 1908, Page 6-7. – Historical Reference Collection United States Mint Early in the present...

Coin Production

February 17, 2017 - The Mint’s coin production process has advanced greatly since 1792. The first Philadelphia Mint used harnessed horses to drive the crude machinery that produced our coinage. The manual process required heating metals in a blacksmith-like furnace, and flattening them into...