Site of First U.S. Branch Mint

Site of First U.S. Branch Mint (HM5TS)

Location: San Francisco, CA 94111 San Francisco County
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N 37° 47.653', W 122° 24.193'

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The first United States Branch Mint in San Francisco was authorized by Congress July 3, 1852, and opened for operation on April 3, 1854. Dr. L.A. Birdall was the first superintendent: J. Huston, first minter: A. Haraszthy, first assayer.

State Registered Landmark No. 87

Tablet placed by California Centennial Commission with the Cooperation of the Society of California Pioneers. Dedicated October 21, 1949
HM NumberHM5TS
Marker Number87
Year Placed1949
Placed ByCalifornia Centennial Commission
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Date Added Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 12:21am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 552542 N 4183151
Decimal Degrees37.79421667, -122.40321667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 47.653', W 122° 24.193'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 47' 39.18" N, 122° 24' 11.58" W
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Area Code(s)415, 510, 858, 650
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 603 Commercial St, San Francisco CA 94111, US
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