Representatives from the United States Mint, the Nevada State Museum, and the State of Nevada will participate in a celebration to mark the 150th anniversary of the production of the first coin at the Carson City Mint in 1870 on Tuesday, February 4, 2020, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (PST). The event will be held at the Nevada State Museum (Carson City), 600 N. Carson Street, Carson City, NV 89701.
The event will include the ceremonial striking of a special sesquicentennial silver medallion on the historic Coin Press 1, which was used to produce coins bearing the “CC” mint mark. A buffet lunch reception and cake cutting will round out the program.
The following individuals will be in attendance:
- David Ryder, Director, United States Mint
- Steve Sisolak, Governor
- Kate Marshall, Lt. Governor
- Mark Amodei, U.S. Congressman
- Zach Conine, State Treasurer
- Robert Crowell, Mayor, Carson City
Press release courtesy of the United States Mint.
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