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United States gold coins of the Philadelphia and branch mints

a standard catalogue giving the retail values of all United States gold coins ; illustrated from original photographs on six half tone plates

by Wayte Raymond

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Published by W. Raymond in New York .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination2 p. l., [3]-35 p. :
Number of Pages35
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26698184M
LC Control Number28014287

The US Mint has been making the nation's coins for more than years. They manufacture some of the most popular silver and gold coins in the world, including the American Eagle Coin, American Gold Buffalo, and more. Learn more about the United States Mi. History of US Coins; United States Mint. The United States Mint primarily produces circulating coinage for the United States to conduct its trade and commerce. The main Mint facility is located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and branch facilities are located in Denver, Colorado, San Francisco, California, and West Point, New York.

The official gold bullion coin of the United States is the American Gold Eagle. In , the U.S. Mint first released eagles in accordance with the Gold Bullion Act of Often the weight is used to describe these coins because the term “eagle” was the U.S. designation for ten dollar gold coins distributed prior to   The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for American Eagle Gold Proof Coins on March 19 at noon EST. American Eagle Gold Proof Coins are collector versions of the official United Author: US Mint.

I’m also the editor at CDN Publishing (a trusted source for the price of U.S. rare coins), editor at the Florida United Numismatists Club (FUN Topics magazine), and author of Images of America: The United States Mint in Philadelphia (a book that explores the colorful history of the Philadelphia Mint). Denver Mint. The Denver Mint is a branch of the United States Mint that struck its first coins on February 1, The mint is still operating and producing coins for circulation, as well as mint sets and commemorative coins. Coins produced at the Denver Mint bear a D mint mark (not to be confused with the mark of the Dahlonega Mint).Architect: James Knox Taylor.


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United States gold coins of the Philadelphia and branch mints by Wayte Raymond Download PDF EPUB FB2

United States Classic Gold Coins of the opening of the new Philadelphia Mint, Christian Gobrecht’s arrival as Engraver, and the construction of branch mints in Charlotte, Dahlonega, and. The history of the Philadelphia Mint is rife with difficulties, successes, political maneuvers, and changes in leadership.

This book relates the fascinating details of the mint's history and how the discovery of gold in California shook the mint's "foundation" /5(4). Get the best deals on Philadelphia U.S. Mint Gold US Commemorative Coins when you shop the largest online selection at Free shipping on many items | Browse your favorite brands 24k Gold Plated United States Mint US Proof Set - Uncirculated Coins.

Inthe U.S. Mint introduced the new Presidential Dollar Coin Series, an extensive collection that celebrates each non-living U.S. President on a unique golden Dollar coin. Millions of collectors will collect the coins, and this Album is the perfect way /5(40).

Get this from a library. United States gold coins of the Philadelphia and branch mints: a standard catalogue giving the retail values of all United States gold coins. [Wayte Raymond;]. Congress enacted legislation in that authorized the newly formed United States of America to mint its own currency in Philadelphia.

The Philadelphia Mint of the United States was the third building erected by the newly formed government whose Declaration of Independence was signed only a few blocks down the street. It has since moved three times. The last move being.

The Philadelphia mint was the first official mint in the United States of America. It was also where the first US coin was ever struck as well. The creation of the mint in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania was largely due to a need to create a national identity and to create a form of commerce in the newly formed country.

Philadelphia produces coin and medal dies. It mints: Circulating coins; Numismatic products including annual uncirculated coin sets; Commemorative coins as authorized by Congress; Medals; In addition, the Philadelphia Mint employs the elite team of Sculptor-Engravers who are entrusted with creating designs and sculptural models for the production of all the nation’s coins.

Gold Coins Produced and sold for collectors, gold coins produced by the U.S. Mint are beautiful pieces of art in precious metal. Coins are produced in proof and uncirculated finishes, in varying composition ranging from one-tenth to one ounce and 22– or 24–karat gold.

Today, anyone can be a coin collector and own a piece of history from the U.S. Mint. Our wide selection of numismatic items include gold, silver, and platinum coins, program coins, annual coin sets, proof sets, commemorative coins, and uncirculated coins.

Proof Ultra Cameo- “Collector’s Caviar” The finest coins the U.S. Mint issues in terms of overall eye appeal and quality strike, are United States Mint Proof Coins. Most people think the term “proof” means the condition of the coin; however, “Proof” is a manufacturing process that produces sharp detail and brilliant mirror-like Range: $ - $59, United States Coins United States coins have been circulating for over years since the first official coins were struck after the Mint Act of was signed by George Washington.

Rare American coins are among the most popular and widely collected coins in the Range: $ - $,   On April 2,Congress passed the Coinage Act, establishing the first national mint in the United States.

Congress chose Philadelphia, what was then the nation’s capital, as the site of our first Mint. As gold fever spread across the U.S., branch Mints and assay offices opened to serve the needs of a growing nation.

Commemorative coins bear the W mint mark; circulating coins are indistinguishable from coinage struck in Philadelphia, excepting certain issues. Manila, Philippines: – – M or none: The first (and to date only) U.S. branch mint located outside the Continental United States.

Produced coinage in centavo denominations for Philippines. Records of the U.S. Mint, Philadelphia, PA (bulk ) History: Established, effective April 1,as a branch mint of the Bureau of the Mint (see ) by the Coinage Act ofhaving functioned as the central office of the Mint of the United States, (see ).

The Mint has operated several branch facilities throughout the United States since the Philadelphia Mint opened inin a building known as "Ye Olde Mint". With the opening of branch mints came the need for mint marks, an identifying feature on the coin to show its facility of first of these branch mints were the Charlotte, North Carolina (–), Agency executive: David J.

Ryder, Director. In the early years, the Charlotte and Dahlonega mints turned out gold dollars on a regular basis, but those southern branches were closed infollowing the outbreak of the Civil War—and after that the coins were struck almost exclusively in Philadelphia, the only exception being the San Francisco issue of A branch that began operations on February 1st,the Denver Mint is another active coin-producing facility of the US Mint.

As part of the United States Mint, it produces coins for circulation, coupled with mint sets and other commemorative coins. Each coin minted by the Denver Mint bears the ‘D’ mint mark.

Buy U.S. mint coins from Provident Metals, the most reputable online bullion dealer. Browse our United States gold, silver, platinum, and palladium coin collection for sale at the lowest prices. Free shipping on all orders of $99+. The Mint facility at West Point produces investment grade gold, silver, platinum and palladium bullion coins.

The United States Mint does not sell its bullion coins directly to the public. There is an extensive library of books and other published materials on the United States Mint, but there has never been a single authoritative reference book on the Mint and all its branches.

Nor has one previously existed that covers both the original Mint in Philadelphia that was founded in While the 2 Cent Piece has the honor of being the first coin to bear the motto ‘IN GOD WE TRUST,’ this coin didn’t succeed in pocket change. First minted inthe 2 Cent Piece was minted only until It did see usage, but for the sake of giving people the option of using just 1 coin for 2 cents’ of value, it simply didn’t gain traction.The American Gold Buffalo is a special coin in the history of US Mint coinage.

Introduced as a new annual bullion option inthe American Gold Buffalo is the first-ever karat gold coin from the United States Mint. Its obverse and reverse sides bear the designs from the Buffalo Nickel ( to ).