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MINT. The place designated by law, where money is coined by authority of the government of the United States.
     2. The mint was established by the Act of April 2, 1792, 1 Story's L. U. S. 227, and located at Philadelphia, where, by virtue of sundry acts of congress, it still remains. Act of April 24, 1800, 1 Story, 770; Act of March 3, 1801, 1 Story, 816; Act of May 19, 1828, 4 Sharsw. cont. of Story's L. U. S. 2120.
     3. Below will be found a reference to the acts of congress now in force in relation to the mint. Act of January 18, 1837, 4 Sharsw. cont. of Story, L. U. S. 2120; Act of May 19, 1828, 4 Id. 2120; Act of May 3, 1835; Act of February 13, 1837; Act of March 3, 1849; Act of March 3, 1851, s. 11. Vide Coin; Foreign Coin; Money.

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He envied the purple-nosed old cab-drivers on the stand, the boot-black boys at the edge of the pavement, the two large bobbies pacing slowly along the Tower Gardens railings in the consciousness of their infallible might, and the bright scarlet sentries walking smartly to and fro before the Mint.
How, I knew not, for I could come at no knowledge of anything, more than this, that he came home about three o'clock in the morning, caused the rest of his goods to be removed into the Mint, and the shop to be shut up; and having raised what money he could get together, he got over, as I said, to France, from whence I had one or two letters from him, and no more.
This I did effectually, for I went into the Mint too, took lodgings in a very private place, dressed up in the habit of a widow, and called myself Mrs.
Her husband had been a captain of a merchant ship, and having had the misfortune to be cast away coming home on a voyage from the West Indies, which would have been very profitable if he had come safe, was so reduced by the loss, that though he had saved his life then, it broke his heart, and killed him afterwards; and his widow, being pursued by the creditors, was forced to take shelter in the Mint.
Offering the only government guaranteed investment and storage program in the world, The Perth Mint has deep connections in the global market, and has been providing a range of precious metal coins and bars for investors for more than 100 years," said Perth Mint Manager, Analysis and Strategy, Bron Suchecki.
From October 1-31, anyone who dares to attempt Mint Indian Bistro's signature Inferno Curry and succeeds at finishing the dish will receive: a $50 Mint Indian Bistro gift card, an entry into a drawing for complimentary dinner entrees for a year (one per month, 12 entrees total) and a spot on Mint Indian Bistro's Wall of Fame.
The Mint was recognised in the Tourism Attraction category for the third year running, on the back of solid growth in the number of visitors to the Mint each year.
Mint, acquired by Intuit in 2009, has proven popular, with approximately 12 million users claimed by Intuit, thus the decision to roll out Mint more broadly.
The first-tier is dominated by large, state-owned mints that offer coins and blanks as well as a range of ancillary products, including commemoratives, bullion, decorations, medals and jewellery.
The Royal Mint has seen increasing demand for its plated steel products over the past few years following the development of aRMour, a patented advanced plating technology which results in significant savings to central banks, issuing authorities and governments that use them.
At the same time, the demand for mint is rising in categories like oral hygiene and chewing gum.
Manufacturers of confectionery, pharmaceutical and oral care products who are challenged with the rising cost of mint oils as well as the uncertainty of crops, weather, demand and other supply issues can rely on the market stability of Symrise's extensive synthetic mint offerings," said Donna Rosa, director, business development.