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The 1849 Mint Report

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The 1849 Mint Report
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[United States Government]. House of Representatives. MINT AND ITS BRANCHES. MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, TRANSMITTING THE ANNUAL REPORT OF THE DIRECTOR OF THE MINT. 31st Congress, 1st session. Ex. Doc. No. 31, January 29, 1850. 8vo, self-covered. 7, (1) pages; tables. Removed from previous binding. Weak at spine; very good. "By an act passed at the last session of Congress, two new coins--the gold dollar and the double eagle--were added to those previously authorized... I regret to say that in consequence of difficulties in the execution of the dies, double-eagles have not yet been coined." Scarce.