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

G. G. Evans, 1888 - 160 頁

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第 69 頁 - 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 18 頁 - ... 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 133 頁 - 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 85 頁 - 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.
第 98 頁 - 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 64 頁 - DOLLAR. Authorized to be coined, Act of April 2, 1792. Weight, 416 grains, standard silver; fineness, 892.4; equivalent to 371J grains of fine silver, with 44£ grains alloy of pure copper.
第 6 頁 - Henry, by the Grace of God King of England, France, and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, and in earth immediately under God the Supreme Head of the Church...
第 111 頁 - ... district, unless proper free transportation is furnished, he may attend any more convenient high school in another district, without the consent of the board of school directors of the district in which he resides, and the district in which he resides shall be liable to the district whose high school he attends for the cost of his tuition, textbooks, and supplies, as provided for in this act.
第 26 頁 - ... of silver; and this is accordingly the quantity used. It is true that there is already some silver in the alloy, but a little excess over the quantity required for the quartation does no injury to the process. The lead used for the cupellation is kept prepared in thin sheets, cut into ' square pieces, which should each weigh about ten times as much as the gold under assay. The lead is now rolled into the form of a hollow cone ; and into this are introduced the assay gold and the quartation silver,...
第 124 頁 - A Manual of Gold and Silver Coins of all Nations struck within the past century, showing their history and legal basis, and their actual weight, fineness and value, chiefly from original and recent assays; with which are incorporated Treatises on Bullion and Plate, Counterfeit Coins, Specific Gravity of Precious Metals, Sic.