The United States Mint
The United States Mint is one of the world’s most-respected producers of Precious Metals products. It produces coins used in circulation throughout the United States and stores Precious Metal bullion for the country as a whole. To accomplish these monumental tasks that are essential to the country’s economy, the U.S. Mint
has five locations. The current locations include:
- The United States Mint at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - This location handles all the engraving and manufacturing of coin and medal dies. It is also responsible for the production and circulation of some commemorative coins.
- The United States Mint at Denver, Colorado - From its location in the Mile High City, the Denver Mint mainly produces coins designed for circulation.
- The United States Mint at San Francisco, California - Around since the California Gold Rush, the San Francisco Mint now produces proof coins for numismatic collectibles in addition to some commemorative coins.
- The United States Mint at West Point, New York - Dealing in large quantities of Precious Metals, the U.S. Mint at West Point manufactures Gold, Silver and Platinum bullion in addition to proof and uncirculated coins. It also strikes some commemorative coins.
- The United States Bullion Depository at Fort Knox, Kentucky - While this U.S. Mint is not a production facility, it plays the essential role of storing Precious Metals bullion reserves for the United States.
Previous official mint branches were located in Carson City, Nevada, Charlotte, North Carolina, Dahlonega, Georgia, New Orleans, Louisiana and Washington D.C.