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The Carson City Mint

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Driving back to Reno I came across the mothership for all that is grand in the CC collectors world, The Carson City Mint.  I look upon this building and think back to 1870 when the mint opened.  Virginia City was a boomtown, and more gold and silver was coming out of the ground than you can imagine.  The mint is now the Nevada history museum and the tour is a must. On display are press number one, the vault, and a scale that can measure some serious precious metals.

Written by Robert L. Wilson

September 15, 2010 at 8:08 am

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