United States Mint to Participate in Carson City Mint 150th Anniversary Celebration

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Special silver medallion to be struck to mark historic milestone.

WHAT:     
Representatives from the United States Mint, the Nevada State Museum, and the State of Nevada will participate in a celebration to mark the 150th anniversary of the production of the first coin at the Carson City Mint in 1870.

The event will include the ceremonial striking of a special sesquicentennial silver medallion on the historic Coin Press 1, which was used to produce coins bearing the “CC” mint mark. A buffet lunch reception and cake cutting will round out the program.

WHO:        
David Ryder, Director, United States Mint
Steve Sisolak, Governor
Kate Marshall, Lt. Governor
Mark Amodei, U.S. Congressman
Zach Conine, State Treasurer
Robert Crowell, Mayor, Carson City

WHEN:     
Tuesday, February 4, 2020, 10:00 a.m. to 2 p.m. (PST)

WHERE:
Nevada State Museum (Carson City)
600 N. Carson Street
Carson City, NV 89701

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