Pages related to: Coin Production

San Francisco Mint Heat Treaters Help Turn Metal Blanks into Coins

September 6, 2016 - By John Cochran May 20, 2015 Each department of the United States Mint supports the overall mission to serve the American people by manufacturing and distributing circulating, precious metal and collectible coins and national medals, and securing assets entrusted to...

Six Women Who Have Led the United States Mint

April 17, 2017 - By Sharon McPike March 18, 2015 In celebration of Women’s History Month, we would like to highlight the six female directors of the United States Mint. Here are their stories: Nellie Tayloe Ross of Wyoming — May 1933 to April...

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...