Skip to content

U.S. Mint Circulars

Circulars issued to the public by the U.S. Mint and the Treasury.


Select a year

1 entries found for [year:1870]

Displaying records 1 — 1
    Page 1 of 1
    Circular 10/3/1870


    Treasury Department circular mandating the use of specific ink types. Signed by Secretary of the Treasury George S. Boutwell.

    From the National Archives & Records Administration (NARA), record group 104 (U.S. Mint), entry 1 (general correspondence), box 87. Courtesy of Roger Burdette.

    Roger Burdette comments "Certain inks were specified because they performed better in presscopies and did not have an acid base that ate through paper."

      Page 1 of 1
      NNP is 100% non-profit and independent // Your feedback is essential and welcome. // Your feedback is essential and welcome.