Friday, 18.10.2019

Tag: US Mint

50th Anniversary of the World’s Largest Mint

In 1792, US Congress decided to establish a national mint in the then capital Philadelphia. Over the centuries buildings have changed, and the fourth Philadelphia facility was built exactly 50 years ago. It has become the world’s largest mint in both size and production.

US Mint Suspends Redemption Program

In January 2018 the US Mint reinstated its Mutilated Coin Redemption Program in order to enable people and businesses to exchange mutilated coins for reimbursement. After a previous suspension of nearly 3 years to develop safeguards the Mint has decided to suspend it again.

New Chief Engraver at United States Mint

Joe Menna has been named Chief Engraver of the United States Mint. The distinguished artist has been working at the Mint since 2005 and numerous of his works have since won the Coin of the Year award.
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