Mint Museum (Charlotte, N.C.)
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Collection — Box: 1
Abstract The Charlotte branch of the U.S. Mint was established in March 1835 and opened for coin production in July 1837. In 1844, the Charlotte branch of the U.S. Mint burned to the ground but reopened two years later in 1846. One month before North Carolina seceded from the Union, Confederate troops seized the Mint in 1861. No coins were minted after 1861, and the building was used for assay purposes until 1913. The building closed for four years until 1917 when the Mint was re-purposed as a Red...
Dates: 1837 - 1913