United States Mint to Participate in Carson City Mint 150th Anniversary Celebration

January 23, 2020


Representatives from the United States Mint, the Nevada State Museum, and the State of Nevada will participate in a celebration to mark the 150th anniversary of the production of the first coin at the Carson City Mint in 1870.

The event will include the ceremonial striking of a special sesquicentennial silver medallion on the historic Coin Press 1, which was used to produce coins bearing the “CC” mint mark. A buffet lunch reception and cake cutting will round out the program.


  • David Ryder, Director, United States Mint
  • Steve Sisolak, Governor
  • Kate Marshall, Lt. Governor
  • Mark Amodei, U.S. Congressman
  • Zach Conine, State Treasurer
  • Robert Crowell, Mayor, Carson City


Tuesday, February 4, 2020, 10:00 a.m. to 2 p.m. (PST)


Nevada State Museum (Carson City)
600 N. Carson Street
Carson City, NV 89701


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