Special Exhibit

Coin Press No. 1. Exhibit

Take a walk through time at the Nevada State Museum in Carson City. Your first step brings you into the former Carson City Mint building where coins were minted from 1870 to 1893 – – 57 issues of silver, all bearing the distinguishing “CC” mint mark. On display is the formidable Coin Press No. 1 and a complete set of Carson City Morgan dollars.

Mint150! Programs are held on the third Saturday of each month at 11 AM featuring a different topic on Mint history: Woman Assayer Anne Martin, Minting and Assaying, rare CC coins, the Mint baseball team, the Mint architect, and many more. Program followed by minting demonstrations on Coin Press No. 1. Visitor may buy silver planchets and bring them to Coin Press gallery for minting. All medallions minted with CC mint mark.