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B.E.P.|Monthly Production Reports|Eastern & Western Facilities February 2011

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Here we are again, another month and another billion PLUS dollars off the presses.  We have printed a grand total of $13,785,600,000. for the month of February 2011.  The Eastern Facility printed $5,529,600,000 and the Western Facility printed $8,256,000,000.  I have just started tracking this, but we blew the doors off of January.  This brings us to a yearly total of $18,131,840,000 off the presses.  Wow I could buy some serious bullion and rare coins with this kind of money!

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Written by Robert L. Wilson

March 18, 2011 at 8:08 am

United States Department of the Treasury | Washington D.C.

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Located at 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue Washington D.C., a neighbor to the White House, is the Department of the Treasury.  This institution was established by an Act of Congress in 1789.  Their main function is to manage the revenue of our government.  The Treasury prints and mints all paper currency and coins in circulation through the Bureau of Engraving and Printing and the United States Mint. The Department also collects all federal taxes through the Internal Revenue Service, and manages U.S. government debt instruments.  The Treasury Building itself was started in 1836 as a work in progress, the last wing was added in 1869.  As a the governing body, which in a way, holds the puppet strings to the future of  U.S. numismatic creations, I thought it a worthy mention.

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Written by Robert L. Wilson

February 7, 2011 at 8:08 am

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