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Former Carson City Mint press strikes silver medal

Larry Jewett, Coin World
December 12, 2020

Among commemorations of the 50th anniversary of the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency, a special medal will be presented as a premium for donations to the Lake Tahoe Commemorative Coin Environmental Education Fund.

The 30-millimeter half-ounce .999 fine silver medals are struck on Coin Press #1 at the Nevada State Museum; the press was used in coin production when the Carson City Mint was in operation. The museum is housed in the former Mint building, which opened in 1870.

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