History of America’s Forgotten Mints

As the United States expanded, the Treasury department needed to establish assay offices and branch mints to allow miners and prospectors to turn their gold and silver into coins. The history of the nation's forgotten mints is the history of those thousands of men and women who went to the frontier to seek their fortune in gold and silver.

Mar 1, 2019 | 14:01 | Josh Geiger

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