New Orleans Mint

Local nameNew Orleans Mint
LocationNew Orleans, United States

The New Orleans Mint operated in New Orleans, Louisiana, as a branch mint of the United States Mint from 1838 to 1861 and from 1879 to 1909. During its years of operation, it produced over 427 million gold and silver coins of nearly every American denomination, with a total face value of over US$ 307 million. It was closed during most of the American Civil War and Reconstruction.

After it was decommissioned as a mint, the building has served a variety of purposes, including as an assay office, a United States Coast Guard storage facility, and a fallout shelter.

Tags MonumentMuseumFree
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Coin scale, New Orleans… @ Peter Clericuzio

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Orleans_Mint

Official Website https://louisianastatemuseum.org/museums/the-old-us-mint

Coordinates 29°57'41.024" N -90°3'28.081" E

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