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QUESTION: The Old San Francisco Mint made coins from 1874 to 1937 and served as a museum 1973-94. What other numismatic role did it play during the 1970's?

 

First post with the correct answer wins a SIGNED copy of The Complete Guide To Mercury Dimes by David W. Lange.

 

Don't forget, we also draw for a runner-up prize from all remaining posts with a correct answer.

 

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REMINDER: The Numisma-Quest ends/ended on Saturday at midnight EST. Entries after that time will not be valid. See the Trivia Info post for more details.

 

 

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In addition to serving as a public museum (Old Mint Museum) when it reopened June 16, 1973, the Old San Francisco Mint continued as a working Mint facility (housing Treasury Department offices but not striking coins).

 

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QUESTION: The Old San Francisco Mint made coins from 1874 to 1937 and served as a museum 1973-94. What other numismatic role did it play during the 1970's?

 

ANSWER: It housed the processing department for orders of U.S. Mint collector coins.

 

 

CONGRATULATIONS!! truthteller is the winner!

Your prize is a signed copy of The Complete Guide To Mercury Dimes by David W. Lange.

 

 

The runner up this week is Beijim.

Your prize is a display box.

 

Prizes will be sent out ASAP.

 

 

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