Director of U.S. Mint in Carson City

The director of the U.S. Mint is expected to give the keynote address today during the 150th anniversary celebration of the Carson City Mint, which began producing coins from the silver and gold ore of the nearby Comstock Lode on Feb. 4, 1870.
U.S. Mint Director David Ryder is scheduled to join Gov. Steve Sisolak and others in the ceremonial striking of a special sesquicentennial silver medallion at what’s now the Nevada State Museum.