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Second U.S. Mint Postcard

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Type Document
Title Second U.S. Mint Postcard
Contributor David Sklow
Country United States
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Description [back]UNITED STATES MINT, PHILADELPHIA 1833-1901. At the time this scene was drawn of the second Philadelphia Mint, the California Gold Rush was in full swing. With the enormous influx of gold, the U S Mint had become an object of more than common attention and interest, and the place was usually crowded with visitors watching the various processes which the metal went through before it became a finished coin.

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