Pages related to: Coin Production

Behind the Scenes at the Denver and San Francisco Mints

September 6, 2016 - By Sharon McPike February 4, 2015 Did you know that the edge lettering orientation is random on uncirculated Presidential $1 coins because the edge lettering is performed after the coin is struck? That is because the coin’s orientation is random...

Superior Manufacturing Reduces Errors

September 6, 2016 - December 3, 2014 The Mint currently produces billions of circulating coins a year. In the past, the sheer quantity of manufactured circulating coins produced an occasional mistake in the planchet, or blank, die or striking process and an “error” coin...

Behind the Scenes – The Supply Division

September 6, 2016 - November 12, 2014 The United States Mint is the world’s largest producer of coins and numismatic products. Currently we are on track to mark the fifth consecutive year-over-year increase for circulating coin production, with year-to-date production figures surpassing 10.28 billion...