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Cent Coinage : letter from the Secretary of the Treasury, in reference to alterations in the cent coinage

(1856)


Periodical Summary

Mint Director James Ross Snowden discusses proposals for the small cent coinage that began in 1856. An important letter from the numismatic perspective, as the transition from large cents to small cents fueled collector interest in American numismatics.

From the 34th Congress, 1st session, House Executive document no. 124.

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