from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A letter or symbol on a coin that identifies the mint of origin.
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- n. An inscription stamped on a coin indicating the mint of origin.
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- n. a mark on a coin that identifies the mint where it was produced
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Silver Kennedy half dollars were minted at Philadelphia and Denver; the D mintmark is to the left of the bottom tip of the olive branch.
Without Motto Saints were minted in Philadelphia and Denver; the D mintmark is located above the date.
Stars, No Drapery half dimes were produced at Philadelphia and New Orleans; the O mintmark is located below DIME and above the bows of the ribbon.
Liberty Seated quarters were minted at Philadelphia and New Orleans; the O mintmark is located above QUAR.
No mintmark is shown; all were produced at Philadelphia.
Bronze Indian Head cents, both circulation and proof issues, were produced every year in Philadelphia, and at San Francisco in 1908 and 1909; the S mintmark is located on the reverse, below the tie of the ribbon, and slightly off-center to the right.
All copper-nickel Indian Head cents were produced in Philadelphia; no mintmark is displayed.
The design, which also incorporates The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark, is struck in ‘high relief’ on the 1oz coin.
The Shield nickel has dentils along the rim of both sides, and all were struck at Philadelphia so none display a mintmark.
All Matron Head cents were minted at Philadelphia and display no mintmark.