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Coordinates: 39°57′13″N 75°08′51″W / 39.9536°N 75.1474°W / 39.9536; - 75.1474. The Philadelphia Mint was created from the need to es...

Mint ?fun? Facts - The United States Mint

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More Facts. David Rittenhouse was appointed by George Washington as the first Director of the Mint. The first Mint building was the first Federal building erected ...

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More Facts. George Washington appointed David Rittenhouse, renowned scientist, as the first Director of the United States Mint. The first Mint building was the ...

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Please select from the links above to explore the Mint's history and fun facts, learn about how coins are made, and plan your tour of Mint facilities in Philadelphia ...

HIP Pocket Change™ Web Site - Fun Facts - The United States Mint

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Fun Facts. San Francisco Mint. 39. Transporting coins can turn into a real cliffhanger. Legend has it that a shipment of dimes en route to the San Francisco Mint ...

The United States Mint · About The Mint

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H.I.P. Pocket Change™ Web Site - Fun Facts - The United States Mint

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What coin and monument both honor another "Washington"? The first coin to feature an African-American was the Booker T. Washington Memorial Half Dollar.

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Fast Facts. Philly Fast Fact. The US Mint building in Philadelphia (the capital of the United States at that time) was the very first federal building constructed under ...

HIP Pocket Change™ Web Site - Fun Facts - The United States Mint

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Fun Facts. 24. Coins last a lot longer than bills. The life expectancy of a circulating coin is 30 years, while paper money usually only lasts for 18 months. Now you ...

Historic Philadelphia Tour: United States Mint - USHistory.org

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A tour of historic sites of interest throughout Philadelphia with interesting facts, information for visitors and more.

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The United States Mint primarily produces circulating coinage for the United States to conduct its trade and commerce. The Mint was created by Congress with ... More »
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H.I.P. Pocket Change™ Web Site - Fun Facts - The United States Mint

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"Clipping" is not just an offense in football... Before they were made by machines, coins weren't perfectly round. They also didn't have reeded (grooved) edges.

10 Facts Coin Kids Should Know - The United States Mint

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10 Facts Coin Kids Should Know. When did coins replace stones, cattle, and other early forms of money? What name should you call a coin collector? Who was ...

HIP Pocket Change™ Web Site - Fun Facts - The United States Mint

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Fun Facts. 1793 large cent. 55. This penny is almost as big as a half dollar... America's first one-cent piece, called the "large cent," was first struck in 1793, one  ...