Pages related to: Proof

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...