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Denver Mint

West Colfax Avenue and Delaware Street
Denver, Denver County, Colorado

Denver Mint
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The Denver Mint is a branch of the United States Mint that struck its first coins on February 1, 1906. The mint is still operating and producing coins for circulation, as well as mint sets and commemorative coins.
Coins produced at the Denver Mint bear a D mint mark (not to be confused with the mark of the Dahlonega Mint). The Denver Mint is the single largest producer of coins in the world.

Coinage operations finally began on February 1, 1906, advancing the status of the Denver facility to Branch Mint. During the first year, 167 million coins were produced, including $20 gold (double eagle) coins, $10 gold (eagle) coins, $5 gold (half eagle) coins, and assorted denominations of silver coins.

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