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Meet the Currys

In January of 1870, the mint’s first Superintendent, Abe Curry opened the new Carson City Mint building to the public for the first time. Come celebrate this historic anniversary and meet Abe Curry and his daughter, Elvira Curry Cowen, who both figured prominently in the Mint’s history. At 1:00 pm Curry portrayers Dave and Kathy Peirson, will honor the occasion by serving cake to all visitors and make a presentation as Abe and Elvira Curry. We are honored to have actual descendants of Abe Curry joining us for this event. After having cake we will talk to them about Curry family history.

Tours of the Mint building will happen at 10:00 am and 12:00 pm (space is limited, first come first serve sign up).

We will be demonstrating Historic Coin Press No. 1 from 10:00 am-3:00 pm. You can buy a blank planchet in the store and have it minted in front of you.

Regular admission applies, children 17 and under and members free.

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01/11/2020 10:00:0001/11/2020 15:00:00America/Los_AngelesMInt 150 Program: Meet the CurrysMeet the Currys In January of 1870, the mint's first Superintendent, Abe Curry opened the new Carson City Mint building to the public for the first time. Come celebrate this historic anniversary and meet Abe Curry and his daughter, Elvira Curry Cowen, who both figured prominently in the Mint's history. At 1:00 pm Curry portrayers Dave and Kathy Peirson, will honor the occasion by serving cake to all visitors and make a presentation as Abe and Elvira Curry. We are honored to have actual descendants of Abe Curry joining us for this event. After having cake we will talk to them about Curry family history. Tours of the Mint building will happen at 10:00 am and 12:00 pm (space is limited, first come first serve sign up). We will be demonstrating Historic Coin Press No. 1 from 10:00 am-3:00 pm. You can buy a blank planchet in the store and have it minted in front of you. Regular admission applies, children 17 and under and members free.Reno, NV
Event StartsEvent Ends
01/11/202001/11/2020
All Day Event
10:00am3:00pm