Description

Coin Press No. 1 was in operation in the late 19th century at the Carson City Mint. Today, the old Mint building is incorporated into the museum complex, and it houses the coin press, which mints commemorative medallions from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays.

This month, to honor Frémont’s Jan. 21 birthday, the medallion will feature the American military officer, cartographer and politician. Museum visitors may purchase a half-ounce planchet of .999 fine silver in the museum store and watch as it is minted.

Admission is required to view the demonstration. Admission is $10 for adults, members and children aged 17 and under are free. Masks are required inside the museum.

Details

01/22/2022 11:00:0001/22/2022 15:00:00America/Los_AngelesCoin Press No. 1 DemonstrationsCoin Press No. 1 was in operation in the late 19th century at the Carson City Mint. Today, the old Mint building is incorporated into the museum complex, and it houses the coin press, which mints commemorative medallions from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays. This month, to honor Frémont’s Jan. 21 birthday, the medallion will feature the American military officer, cartographer and politician. Museum visitors may purchase a half-ounce planchet of .999 fine silver in the museum store and watch as it is minted. Admission is required to view the demonstration. Admission is $10 for adults, members and children aged 17 and under are free. Masks are required inside the museum.Reno, NV
Event StartsEvent Ends
01/22/202201/22/2022
All Day Event
11:00am3:00pm