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Cent leads Mint’s production jump

Production of cents, nickels and dimes were revved up by the U.S. Mint in May even as production of the other denominations slowed or stopped altogether. The result is May’s output of 807.41 million coins outpaced all other months in the 2011 calendar year thus far. Cents set the pace with 440.94 million struck and divided fairly evenly between the Philadelphia and Denver Mints. Continue reading

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