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United States Mint

The United States Mint primarily produces circulating coinage for the United States to conduct its trade and commerce. The main Mint facility is located in Washington, D.C. There are also other facilites in Philadelphia, San Francisco, and Denver.The United States Mint was started back in 1799, and ended up under the Coinage act of 1873. The Mint's first director was renowned scientist David Rittenhouse. The position is currently held by Edmund C. Moy.

Producing domestic, bullion and foreign coins;Manufacturing and selling national commemorative medals;Designing and producing the congressional gold medals;Designing, producing, and marketing special coinage;

Manufacturing and selling proof and uncirculated coin sets and other numismatic items;Safeguarding and controlling the movement of bullion;Disbursing gold and silver for authorized purposes;Distributing coins from the various mints to Federal Reserve Banks.




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