The United States Mint makes coins for the nation. The first mint was in Philadelphia. Metals are heated then flattened into sheets. The coins are then punched out of the metal sheets. There is a United States Mint in San Francisco, California. Visit the Mint to learn more about how coins are made.
First pick a shape. Then add a design.
Pick a face and kind of coin.
Add a date to your coin.
Then print and color your new coin.
Visit the U.S. Treasury web site. Learn about how money is made.
Find out more about how money used to look. Click on a link and see images of early money.