Information about mint: United States Mint, New Orleans
|Mint name||United States Mint, New Orleans|
|Location||New Orleans, Louisiana|
|Dates||1838 - 1909|
The New Orleans Mint (French: Monnaie de La Nouvelle-Orléans) operated in New Orleans, Louisiana, as a branch mint of the United States Mint from 1838 to 1861 and from 1879 to 1909. During its years of operation, it produced over 427 million gold and silver coins of nearly every American denomination, with a total face value of over US$ 307 million. It was closed during most of the American Civil War and Reconstruction.