What You Need to Know About the United States Mint from UsMint.gov

The United States Mint is the official source of coins and currency for the United States. It is responsible for producing circulating coins, commemorative coins, and bullion coins, as well as paper currency. The US Mint also produces medals and other numismatic items. Here is what you need to know about the United States Mint from UsMint.gov.

History of the US Mint

The US Mint was established in 1792 by Congress as part of the Coinage Act of 1792. Since then, it has been responsible for producing circulating coins for commerce and collecting, as well as commemorative coins and bullion coins. The US Mint has also produced paper currency since 1861, when it began issuing notes in denominations of $1, $2, $5, $10, $20, $50, and $100.

Products Produced by the US Mint

The US Mint produces a variety of products including circulating coins (pennies, nickels, dimes, quarters), commemorative coins (which commemorate important people or events), bullion coins (which are made from precious metals such as gold or silver), medals (which recognize outstanding achievements or service), and paper currency (in denominations of $1 through $100).

How to Buy Products from the US Mint

You can purchase products from the US Mint online at UsMint.gov or by calling 1-800-USA-MINT (872-6468). You can also purchase products from authorized resellers or at select retail locations nationwide. The US Mint also offers a variety of gift cards that can be used to purchase products from UsMint.gov or at select retail locations nationwide.

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