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Is the Peace dollar the first example of the word “peace” used on a coin?

The Peace Dollar is not a commemorative coin, though it celebrates the return of peace following World War I, rather than the universal ideal of peace. In 1920 the American Numismatic Association advanced a proposal for a coin of peace-motif design to commemorate the cessation of hostilities between the Imperial German Government and the people … Read more

U.S. Coin Producing Mints

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Current facilities There are four active coin-producing mints: Philadelphia, Denver, San Francisco, and West Point. Philadelphia The Philadelphia Mint The Mint’s largest facility is the Philadelphia Mint. The current facility at Philadelphia, which opened in 1969, is the fourth Philadelphia Mint. The first was built in 1792, when Philadelphia was still the U.S. capital, and … Read more