Get to Know the United States Mint with

The United States Mint is the official source for producing coins and currency for the United States. Established in 1792, the US Mint has been producing coins and currency for over two centuries. With, you can learn more about the history of the US Mint, explore its current products and services, and get an inside look at how coins are made. Here’s what you need to know about the US Mint and

History of the US Mint

The US Mint was established by Congress in 1792 as part of the Coinage Act of that year. The first mint facility was located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where it has remained ever since. Over time, additional mint facilities have been added in Denver, Colorado; San Francisco, California; West Point, New York; and Fort Knox, Kentucky. The US Mint has produced coins for circulation since its inception and has also produced commemorative coins since 1892.

Products & Services

The US Mint produces a wide variety of coins and currency for circulation and collectors alike. It produces circulating coins such as pennies, nickels, dimes, quarters, half-dollars and dollar coins; commemorative coins; gold and silver bullion coins; numismatic products such as proof sets; paper currency such as Federal Reserve notes; and other products such as medals and medallions. The US Mint also offers a variety of services such as coin collecting supplies, coin authentication services, coin grading services, and more.

Inside Look at Coin Production offers an inside look at how coins are made from start to finish. You can learn about the process of designing a coin from concept to finished product; how a coin is struck (minted); how a coin is inspected for quality control; how a coin is packaged for sale or distribution; and much more. You can also explore interactive features such as 3D models of different types of coins or watch videos that explain different aspects of coin production in detail.

At you can get to know the United States Mint like never before. From learning about its history to exploring its current products and services to getting an inside look at how coins are made – has it all.

This text was generated using a large language model, and select text has been reviewed and moderated for purposes such as readability.