U.S. Mint Reports
Primarily consisting of the Mint Director's annual report, this series contains information often found nowhere else, revealing internal workings of the Mint and copious statistical data. In addition to the annual reports, this series includes other reports as issued, for example, results of assay tests of foreign gold and silver coins. Beginning in 2010, the biennial report on coinage production cost and cost saving alternatives is included in this series.
Note: Reports are categorized by year published rather than year covered. In some cases, the annual report for a given year was not published until the following year.
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Message from the President of the United States, Communicating the Report of the Director of the Mint
Mint Director Elias Boudinot's report for the year 1804. This material is also found in the American State Papers, class 3 (Finance), volume 2, no. 228.
Paul Hybert summary: "A short report from mint director Elias Boudinot to President Jefferson, who relayed it to Congress. About eleven thousand dollars of the gold coinage is produced from gold found in one county of North Carolina; more gold from that area is expected. The coinage of cents is less profitable due to the increased price of copper in Europe."
A transcription is at http://www.chicagocoinclub.org/lib/us/asp/cl03.finance/v2/n228.html.