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...
More Facts. George Washington appointed David Rittenhouse, renowned
scientist, as the first Director of the United States Mint. The first Mint building was
"The Congress shall have the Power . . . To coin Money." — Constitution of the
United States, Article I, Section 8. When the framers of the U.S. Constitution ...
Jun 5, 2012 ... The first United States Mint opened in Philadelphia and is still the largest
producing mint in the world. There are many interesting facts about ...
A tour of historic sites of interest throughout Philadelphia with interesting facts,
information for visitors and more.
Jul 26, 2014 ... Here are a few facts about money that may just make you see cash just a ... It
costs the U.S. Mint 11.18 cents to make a nickel and only 5.65 ...
Fact Monster from Information Please ... Facts About U.S. Money ... The First Mint
building was the first Federal building erected by the U.S. Government under ...
Mar 22, 2016 ... The U.S. Mint's first production in 1793 consisted of 11,178 copper cents. Today
the Mint produces an average of 14.7 million coins per day.
The U.S. Mint has issued dollar coins at various times since 1794, discontinued
them ... The U.S. Mint introduced the first silverless half dollars in 1971.
Nov 30, 2015 ... U.S. Mint Website and Online Store ... Images of Coins · Specifications of Coins in
Circulation · About the U.S. Mint - Fact Sheets · Collectors ...