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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...

Mint Unveils Hammer Award for Postal Innovations

April 20, 1998 - The Philadelphia Mint — Mint Director Philip N. Diehl and Postmaster General Marvin Runyon joined Mint and Postal Service team members today for the unveiling of Vice President Gore’s National Performance Review Hammer Award, recognizing the Mint’s and the Postal...