Illustrated History of the United States Mint: With a Complete Description of American Coinage, from the Earliest Period to the Present Time. The Process of Melting, Refining, Assaying, and Coining Gold and Silver Fully Described
George G. Evans, 1885 - 162页
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第69页 - And Abraham hearkened unto Ephron; and Abraham weighed to Ephron the silver, which he had named in the audience of the sons of Heth, four hundred shekels of silver, current money with the merchant.
第14页 - ... through the default or with the connivance of any of the officers or persons who shall be employed at the said mint, for the purpose of profit or gain, or otherwise with a fraudulent intent, and if any of the said officers or persons shall embezzle any of the metals which shall at any time be committed...
第79页 - April 2, 1792; weight, 270 grains; fineness, .916%; weight changed, act of June 28, 1834, to 258 grains: fineness changed, act of June 38.
第118页 - The Congress shall have power to coin money, regulate the value thereof, and of foreign coins, and fix the standard of weights and measures, ... to provide for the punishment of counterfeiting the securities and current coin of the United States.
第143页 - The foregoing estimation, made by the Director of the Mint, of the value of the foreign coins above mentioned, I hereby proclaim to be...
第84页 - January 18, 1837, to 41 ¿ grains. Fineness changed, act of January 18, 1837, to .900. Weight changed, act of February 21, 1853, to 38.4 grains. Weight changed, act of February 12, 1873, to 2¿ grams, or 38.58 grains.
第85页 - Five-Cent (nickel) — Authorized to be coined, act of May 16. 1866: weight. 77.16 grains: composed of 75 per cent copper and 25 per cent nickel. Total amount coined to June 30.
第94页 - Having received these suggestions, the present bill has been framed, and it is believed to comprise within the compass of eight or ten pages of the Revised Statutes every important provision contained in more than sixty different enactments upon the mint, assay offices, and coinage of the United States, which are the result of nearly eighty years of legislation upon these subjects.
第81页 - January 18, 1837, to 412% grains. Fineness changed, act of January 18, 1837, to .900. Coinage discontinued, act of February 12, 1873. Total amount coined to February 12, 1873, $8,031,238. Coinage reauthorized, act of February 28, 1878.