Pages related to: Circulating

Coin Production

July 2, 2021 - The U.S. Mint makes the nation’s circulating coins, as well as bullion and numismatic (collector) coins. The Mint’s four production facilities in Philadelphia, Denver, San Francisco, and West Point use a variety of machines and processes. Explore the steps of...

Die Making at the U.S. Mint

July 2, 2021 - The artistic designs on U.S. Mint coins and medals aren’t etched into each coin – they’re pressed. To press a design onto coins and medals, the Mint needs a stamp called a die. To make a die, the Mint uses...

American Women Quarters™ Program

June 9, 2021 - The American Women Quarters Program is a four-year program that celebrates the accomplishments and contributions made by women to the development and history of our country. Beginning in 2022, and continuing through 2025, the U.S. Mint will issue up to...

United States Mint Announces New Quarter Dollar Reverse Design

December 25, 2020 - WASHINGTON–On this night in 1776, General George Washington, along with 2,400 troops and artillery, began his historic crossing of the Delaware River in preparation for a surprise attack on British and Hessian soldiers during the American Revolutionary War. Today, the...

United States Mint Statement on Circulating Coins

July 23, 2020 - WASHINGTON – The impact of COVID-19 has resulted in the disruption of the supply channels of circulating coinage – the pennies, nickels, dimes, and quarters that the American people and businesses use in their day-to-day transactions. The United States Mint...