Site of First U.S. Branch Mint in California

California State Historic Landmark 87

Plaque exists. Site exists. Landmark location.

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#087 Site of First U.S. Branch Mint
The first United States branch mint in San Francisco was authorized by congress July 3, 1852 and opened for operation April 3, 1854. Dr. L.A. Birdsall was the first superintendent; J. Huston, first minter; A. Haraszthy, first assayer.

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608-610 Commercial St near Montgomery, San Francisco.

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