Where are us coins minted

where are us coins minted

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U.S Half Cents, Small Cents, Eagles, Large Cents, Dimes, Halves, Half Dimes, Quarters USA Colonies Farthing; Pence; Real; Shilling; Six Pence Antique & New Currency Collections, Commemorative coins, Commemoratives, Mint and Proof sets

Coins Half cent · Large cent · Two-cent piece · Three-cent piece · Half dime · Twenty-cent piece · Trade Dollar Gold Coins Gold dollar · Quarter Eagle ($2.50) · Three-dollar piece · Stella ($4) · Half Eagle ($5) · Eagle ($10) · Double Eagle ($20)

Half cent: $0.005, copper

Large Cent: $0.01, copper

Two-cent piece: $0.02, copper

Three-cent piece: $0.03, silver and copper-nickel

Half dime: $0.05, silver

Twenty-cent piece: $0.20, silver

Silver dollar: $1.00, silver

Gold dollar: $1.00, gold

Quarter-eagle: $2.50, gold

Three-dollar piece: $3.00, gold

Stella: $4.00, gold (not circulated)

Half-eagle: $5.00, gold

Eagle: $10.00, gold

Double eagle: $20.00, gold


Official United States coins have been produced every year from 1792 to the present. In normal circulation today, there are coins of the denominations 1ў ([one] cent, also referred to as a penny), 5ў (nickel), 10ў (dime), 25ў (quarter dollar officially, or simply quarter in common usage), 50ў (half dollar officially, sometimes referred to as a fifty-cent piece), and $1 (dollar officially, but frequently referred to as a dollar coin).

Silver dollars were minted intermittently from 1794 through 1935; a copper-nickel dollar of the same large size, featuring President Dwight D. Eisenhower, was minted from

1971 through 1978. Gold dollars were also minted in the 1800s. The Susan B. Anthony dollar coin was introduced in 1979; .

In February 2007, the US Mint, introduced a new $1 US Presidential dollar coin. Based on the success of the "50 State Quarters" series, the new coin features a rotating portrait of deceased presidents in order of their inaugurations, starting with George Washington, on the obverse side.

Other coin denominations at various times from 1792 to 1935 were: half-cent, 2-cent, 3-cent, 20-cent, $2.50 (Quarter Eagle), $3.00, $5.00 (Half Eagle), $10.00 (Eagle), $20.00 (Double Eagle) and $50.00 (Half Union). In addition, an experimental $4.00 (Stella)coin was also minted, but never placed into circulation 1 dollar gold pieces were also made, and Half dimes preceded the nickel 5 cent piece .The $50 coin mentioned was only produced in 1915 for the opening of the Panama Canal. From the thirties to present the only denominations produced have been the familiar penny, nickel, dime, quarter, half dollar and dollar.

The United States Mint has also produced many different denominations and designs specifically for collectors and speculators. There are silver, gold and platinum bullion coins, called "American Eagles," The American Silver Eagle bullion coin is issued only in the $1 (1 troy ounce) denomination and has been minted yearly starting in 1986. The American Gold Eagle bullion coin denominations (with gold content), minted since 1986, are: $5 (1/10 troy oz), $10 (1/4 troy oz), $25 (1/2 troy oz), and $50 (1 troy oz). The American Platinum Eagle bullion coin denominations (with platinum content), minted since 1997, are: $10 (1/10 troy oz), $25 (1/4 troy oz), $50 (1/2 troy oz), and $100 (1 troy oz). The Mint also produces high quality "proof" coins intended for collectors in the same denominations and bullion content which are available to individuals.All bearing a "mint mark" as part of the design, usually found on the front of the coin near the date.

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