Coinage of a Three-cent Piece

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1912 - Coinage - 17 pages
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Page 9 - States, it shall be lawful for the Director of the Mint, with the approval of the Secretary of the Treasury, to cause the motto "In God we trust" to be placed upon such coins hereafter to be issued as shall admit of such legend thereon.
Page 9 - ... and said coins shall be a legal tender at their nominal value for any amount not exceeding five dollars in any one payment.
Page 9 - States; and the expenses incident to such exchange, distribution, and transmission may be paid put of the profits of said coinage, and the net profits of said coinage, ascertained in like manner as is prescribed in the second section of the act entitled "An act relating to foreign coins, and the coinage of cents at the Mint of the United States...
Page 9 - The alloy of the one-centavo and one-half-centavo pieces shall be ninety-five per centum of copper and five per centum of tin and zinc, in such proportions as shall be determined by said government.
Page 10 - In God we trust" to be inscribed upon such coins as shall admit of such motto; and any one of the foregoing inscriptions may be on the rim of the gold and silver coins.
Page 8 - An act to supply deficiencies in the appropriations for the service of the fiscal year ending the 30th of June, 1852," approved the 2ist of July, 1852, be, and the same is hereby, repealed: Provided, That Edward K.
Page 9 - SEC. 17. That no coins, either of gold, silver, or minor coinage, shall hereafter be issued from the mint other than those of the denominations, standards, and weights, herein set forth.
Page 8 - ... United States of America, and its denomination and date; and that it shall be a legal tender in payment of debts for all sums of thirty cents and under. And that no ingots shall be used for the coinage of the...
Page 9 - That the said coins shall be a legal tender in any payment, the one-cent coin to the amount of ten cents, and the two-cent coin to the amount of twenty cents; and it shall be lawful to pay out said coins in exchange for the lawful currency of the United States, (except cents or half cents issued...
Page 9 - Mint there shall be the following devices and legends: upon one side of each of said coins there shall be an impression emblematic of liberty, with an inscription of the word Liberty, and the year of the coinage: and upon the reverse of each of the gold and silver coins, there shall be the figure or representation of an eagle with the inscription United States of America...

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