What is the us mint?
Company that makes pennies
Most countries have what is referred to as its national mint. For example, the United States Mint is the national mint of the US, the Royal Canadian Mint is the national mint of Canada, and the Royal Mint is the national mint of the UK. However, in the United States the "national mint" is officially called The US Mint and is always referred to by that name. Several private companies have tried to play off…
US coins minted before 1979-1981 (the exact date varies with the coin) don't necessarily have a mint mark. Coins without a mint mark were minted at the US Mint facility in Philadelphia. Since 1981, all coins except for the US cent will have a mint mark; for Philadelphia it will be a "P". US cents, often misnamed "pennies," minted in Philadelphia still do not carry a mint mark even through 2007.