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United States Mint Celebrates Carson City Mint Sesquicentennial

United States Mint Director David J. Ryder today joined officials of the state of Nevada and representatives of the Nevada State Museum to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the first coin produced at the Carson City Mint. Director Ryder reflected on the facility’s legacy: “The Carson City Mint holds a special place in the United […]

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

Carson City Mint WHAT: 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 […]

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Nevada State Museum Celebrates Sesquicentennial of Carson City Mint

In February of 1870, the sparkling new steam-powered coin press inside the United States Mint in Carson City struck its first coin, a Seated Liberty silver dollar with a crisp CC mint mark. One hundred and fifty years, millions of dollars, a couple of road trips and a healthy dose of serendipity later, Coin Press […]

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