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Information about mint: United States Mint, San Francisco

Mint nameUnited States Mint, San Francisco
LocationSan Francisco, California
CountryUnited States
Dates1854 -
Description

The San Francisco Mint is a branch of the United States Mint, and was opened in 1854 to serve the gold mines of the California Gold Rush. It quickly outgrew its first building and moved into a new one in 1874. This building, the Old United States Mint, also known affectionately as The Granite Lady, is one of the few that survived the great 1906 San Francisco earthquake. It served until 1937, when the present facility was opened.

Web sitehttp://www.usmint.gov/
Known mint marks of United States Mint, San Francisco:
Letter S

Letter S, located:
- above the word SHILLING on Australian Shilling coins
- above the date on Australian Sixpence coins
- below the right half of the date on Australian Threepence coins
- above the word FLORIN or PENNY on Fiji Florin or Penny coins respectively
- above the word FIJI on Fiji Shilling coins
- below the right half of the date on Fiji Sixpence coins
- below the word FIJI on Fiji Half penny coins

22 coins minted at United States Mint, San Francisco:
CountryCoinMintageMint mark
Australia Florin 1942 6,000,000 (6.0 million) Letter S
Australia Shilling 1942 4,000,000 (4.0 million) Letter S
Australia Sixpence 1942 4,000,000 (4.0 million) Letter S
Australia Threepence 1942 8,000,000 (8.0 million) Letter S
Fiji Florin 1942 250,000 (250000) Letter S
Fiji Shilling 1942 500,000 (500000) Letter S
Fiji Sixpence 1942 400,000 (400000) Letter S
Fiji Penny 1942 1,000,000 (1.0 million) Letter S
Fiji Halfpenny 1942 250,000 (250000) Letter S
Australia Florin 1943 11,000,000 (11.0 million) Letter S
Australia Shilling 1943 16,000,000 (16.0 million) Letter S
Australia Sixpence 1943 4,000,000 (4.0 million) Letter S
Australia Threepence 1943 8,000,000 (8.0 million) Letter S
Fiji Florin 1943 250,000 (250000) Letter S
Fiji Shilling 1943 500,000 (500000) Letter S
Fiji Sixpence 1943 400,000 (400000) Letter S
Fiji Penny 1943 1,000,000 (1.0 million) Letter S
Fiji Halfpenny 1943 250,000 (250000) Letter S
Australia Florin 1944 11,000,000 (11.0 million) Letter S
Australia Shilling 1944 8,000,000 (8.0 million) Letter S
Australia Sixpence 1944 4,000,000 (4.0 million) Letter S
Australia Threepence 1944 32,000,000 (32.0 million) Letter S