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The U. S. Mint is the government agency responsible for creating coins in the United States.


Known for producing small, metal discs that serve as money, the Mint ensures that the U. S. Established in 1792, the Mint standardized America's money system, replacing the use of coins from other countries, livestock, or crops as a means of payment.


Interestingly, while the Mint handles coin production, paper currency is produced by a different agency called the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP). With six locations spread across the country, the Mint creates circulating coins, such as pennies, nickels, dimes, and quarters, which are widely used for transactions. Additionally, the Mint produces collectible coins with unique designs, as well as investment coins made from precious metals like gold and silver.


They also create medals, particularly Congressional Gold Medals, to recognize individuals who have made significant contributions. Explore the fascinating world of coin production and collection with the U. S.


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Government Agency

Company Size

1001-5000

Year Founded

1792

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