The United States Mint

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The United States Mint

-make about 14-20 billion coins a year.-65 to 80 million coins are made a day.

U.S Mint's head quaters are in Washington D.C

coin fanufacturers in:Philadelphia, Denver, San Francisco, West Point, New York ' Fort Knox

modern day pennies, nickels, dimes, quarters, half dollars, ' dollar coins are made at Philadelphia ' Denver mints.

World's largest manufacturer of coins, medals, and coin-based consumer products.

Created by Congress April 2nd with the Coinage Act of 1792

First Philadelphia Mint used harnessed horses to power the machinery

First Mint was built in Philidelphia (1792)

History Of The Mint

old manual process: heat metals in a blacksmith-like furnace, flattening them into sheets by many trips through rollers.

law requires -"Liberty,"- "In God We Trust,"-"United States of America," -"E Pluribus Unum," -the coin’s denomination-the year of issuance on coin.

-D.C doesn't manufacture coins-Philadelphia, Denver, San Francisco, and West Point make the coins

Mint in D.C

U.S Mint official Logo

Mint also makes baseball coins and other collectable coins

Numismatics- official name of a coin collecters

Locations of U.S Mints

The United States Mint

By:Olivia McHenry

http://www.usmint.gov/ -official website


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