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How U.S. Coins are Made

By | November 13, 2016

  The U.S. Mint’s Overview of the Coin Minting Process makes it look easy. But that’s what professionals do: they make amazing feats look easy to us curious on-lookers. But just how does the World’s largest coin minting organization pump out tens of Billions of wonderfully collectible coins each year? Read on and find out.… Read More »

History of the U.S. Mint part 2 – Gold Rush

By | November 6, 2016

With the U.S. Mint releasing the first official United States coinage at a central production facility in 1793, our new nation’s monetary system became more organized and less confusing.  That is, until the discovery of gold in North Carolina and Georgia.  Miners often found gold in mountain streams in the form of gold dust.  Imagine… Read More »