• Short Summary

    American half dollar coins are made at a Philadelphia Mint.

  • Description

    Titles read: "HOW TO MAKE MONEY!"

    Philadelphia, United States of America.

    Various shots of coins being made at an American mint. The silver alloy is rolled out into strips and put into punching machine to make the half dollar coins. They are then sorted to separate the perfect specimens from the imperfect ones. The good coins have their heads and tails stamped on and the edges milled. The finished coins are poured into boxes.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1166.11
    Media URN:
    40292
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/03/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:28:00 / 01:20:27:00
    Canister:
    PT 416

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