Legislatively established by Congress on April 21, 1862, the Denver Mint began its fledgling days as a federal Assay Office in late 1863.
The Charlotte Mint was born from the need for miners to get their newly discovered North Carolina gold minted into coins.
The Dahlonega Mint in Georgia was authorized in 1835 and minted gold coins with the D Mint mark..
This is one in a series of Coin World Collector Basics posts on numerous types of planchet errors.
What is a mule error coin and which are the most famous examples?: Breaking down the basics of coin collecting
Paul Gilkes wrote in 2012 that one NGC MS-65 example of the Washington quarter dollar/Sacagawea mule sold for $155,250 at a Stack’s Bowers auction.
Two pricing resources are published by Coin World—the Coin Values section and the Coin World Guide to U.S. Coins, Prices & Value Trends.
Coin World asked numismatist David Greenstein of Harlan J. Berk Ltd. in Chicago where collectors should go to purchase coins and expand their collections.