Carson City Mint

The Carson City Mint was a branch of the United States Mint in Carson City, Nevada. It primarily minted silver coins; however, it also minted gold coins, with a total face value in dollars nearly equal to that of its silver coins. The mint minted coins in 21 different years.

U.S. Mint
Carson City Mint at night
Location600 N. Carson St.
Carson City, Nevada
Coordinates39°10′03″N 119°46′02″W
ArchitectAlfred Bult Mullett
NRHP reference No.75002127
 No.196
Added to NRHPSeptember 5, 1975

The Carson City Mint was created in 1863 but was not put into operation until 1870. It ran until 1885, went on a hiatus, and resumed operations in 1889, after which it ran until 1893, when it closed permanently. It is now the Nevada State Museum, Carson City.


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