Token: US Denver Mint Souvenir
Token: US Denver Mint Souvenir

Sir or Madam -- You have a modern token or medallion from the Denver Mint. It is worth a few US dollars. From the Coin Doctor we learn:

'The date 1789 is the year of the start of the United States Treasury. The token you have was made to accompany mint sets from the 1980's to 1999. There are two types, one says the Philadelphia Mint and the other says The Denver Mint. The new dollar coins replaced the Treasury tokens in the 2000 mint sets.'

and Brad at adds this interesting note:

'this is a brass medal than can be bought as a souvenir when visiting the Denver, or another U.S., mint. They used to have a press in the lobby where you could push a button and mint your own piece. It probably dates no later tham the 1970's.'

Coin: 1617 , Genre: Tokens
Requested by: , Mon, 19-Oct-2009 20:43:12 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Sat, 07-Dec-2013 02:05:43 GMT
Reviewed by CoinQuest. Appraisal ok., Mon, 21-Dec-2015 15:23:30 GMT
Requester description: 1789 United Stated Mint-Picture of a builing. Other Side= The Department of The Treasury 1789 picture of Lady Justice and a key
Tags: token us usa denver mint souvenir tokens toke keepsakes souvenirs sovenir sovenirs united stated state builing department treasury lady woman justice key stets stato stado staate statehood states tates empress lsdy femal women female feminine womans girls females womens ladys princess girl ladies keys building shield coat arms buildin bulding barn dwelling buliding buildings architecture sheild shiled shied chevrons shileld shild escucheon shelid chevron ashield shields coats crests insignia crested crest creast house cabin scales scale houses hut


This coin does not say where it was minted and there is no building on it,but it is a 1789. So what do I have?? and Thank you for being there to help with questions.thank you

- James Simpson
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