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U.S. once operated a mint in Asia

By cpowell
Created 2020-04-05 17:34

1:40p ET Sunday, April 5, 2020

Dear Friend of GATA and Gold:

In the latest of his often-fascinating "History Guy" videos on You Tube, Lance Geiger of O'Fallon, Illinois, recounts how the U.S. government once operated a coinage mint outside the continental United States -- in Manila, capital of the Philippines, when that Asian country was a U.S. possession after the Spanish-American War. The coins carried an "M" mint mark and the mint operated off and on for about 23 years before Philippine independence in 1946.

The "History Guy" video is 13 minutes long and can be viewed at You Tube here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Byiu1XVYC5Y&feature=em-uploademail [1]

A profile of Geiger published last year by the Bellevue (Illinois) News-Democrat is here:

https://www.bnd.com/living/magazine/article230133169.html [2]

CHRIS POWELL, Secretary/Treasurer
Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee Inc.
CPowell@GATA.org [3]



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