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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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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.
Perhaps, mademoiselle, they might give that much at the mint, for there they coin money; but, in this shop, no one will give more than five francs for that thimble.
Our readers may remember the unsigned reports we published relating to the 'Left foot of the Rue Oberkampf,' at the time of the famous robbery of the Credit Universel, and the famous case of the 'Gold Ingots of the Mint.
Bowers, a numismatist and author, details the history of the US Mint and each of its branches and private and territorial mints and assay offices that provided local and regional coins.
From that famous song at the introduction of dollars and cents half a century ago to the role the Mint played in the construction of bronze medals for the Sydney Olympics, or the exciting way it is embracing innovation and modern engineering, the Mints appeal is very broad.
s Tic Tac mints brand has launched a new Spearmint Mix flavor that blends smooth, mild, light green pills with intense dark green ones.
WRENCH MINTS are the only wrench-shaped breath mints and tins in the world.
Most mints are reproduced vegetatively, by division, root or stem cuttings, and few garden-worthy mints come true from seed.
has created a new line of attractively priced, proprietary mint flavors that deliver the consumer-preferred profiles of popular piperita oils such as Far West, Willamette, Yakima and Madras mints.
Mints around the world say demand for gold coins has risen sharply as interest in the precious metal soars on the back of financial instability and concerns over the inflation outlook.