Carson City Mint
Nevada State Museum Curator Bob Nylen toured the Carson City Mint. He spoke about the rare coin press that is now on exhibit at the… read more
Nevada State Museum Curator Bob Nylen toured the Carson City Mint. He spoke about the rare coin press that is now on exhibit at the museum, how the coins are made, the significance of the Carson City mint, and the role women played in minting coins in the 18th century. The Carson City Mint was a branch of the United States Mint in Carson City, Nevada. Built at the peak of the silver boom, 50 issues of silver coins and 57 issues of gold coins were minted here between 1870 and 1893.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Carson City, Nevada, from July 8-12 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. close
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