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On February 4, 2020, the Nevada State Museum opens its doors for free to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Carson City Mint producing its first coins.

At 10:00 am we will open the historic front doors for visitors and have a ‘First Strike’ Ceremony at Coin Press No. 1

At 11:00 am we will gather inside a heated tent in the parking lot for comments from local dignitaries and a keynote address from David J. Ryder, Director of the U.S. Mint.

At 12:00 pm Coin Press No. 1 will start minting the new Sesquicentennial Medallion. There will also be food available in the concourse.

At 1:00 pm we will be serving cake made by the Carson High School Culinary CTE class.

Minting will continue until 4:00 pm.

There will be short tours of the Mint building available from 10:00 am-3:00 pm.

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02/04/2020 10:00:0002/04/2020 16:00:00America/Los_AngelesCarson City Mint 150th Anniversary CelebrationOn February 4, 2020, the Nevada State Museum opens its doors for free to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Carson City Mint producing its first coins. At 10:00 am we will open the historic front doors for visitors and have a 'First Strike' Ceremony at Coin Press No. 1 At 11:00 am we will gather inside a heated tent in the parking lot for comments from local dignitaries and a keynote address from David J. Ryder, Director of the U.S. Mint. At 12:00 pm Coin Press No. 1 will start minting the new Sesquicentennial Medallion. There will also be food available in the concourse. At 1:00 pm we will be serving cake made by the Carson High School Culinary CTE class. Minting will continue until 4:00 pm. There will be short tours of the Mint building available from 10:00 am-3:00 pm. Reno, NV
Event StartsEvent Ends
02/04/202002/04/2020
All Day Event
10:00am4:00pm