The New Orleans Mint operated in New Orleans, Louisiana, as a branch mint of the United States Mint from 1838 to 1861 and from 1879 to 1909. During its years of operation, it produced over 427 million gold and silver coins of nearly every American …
A postcard dated July 12, 1907, showing the New Orleans Mint during its last few years of operation as a branch mint facility
The Ionic-columned portico of the New Orleans Mint building's façade in June 2005, seen from across Esplanade Avenue. The trees along the street in front of the Mint have grown tall, such that it is very difficult to obtain a good photograph of the old mint's façade today.
This photo from the Louisiana State Museum in the old U.S. Mint shows the original 1835 plans for the building by William Strickland. The Mint building retains this basic W-shaped design today.
View through a window in the old U.S. Mint showing one of the rear courtyards