The present United States coinage is as follows:5

Weights And Fineness Of Coins

Double eagle ... Gold

$20.00

464.400

grains

pure

516.00

grains

standard

Eagle......... "

10.00

232.200

"

"

258.00

"

""

Half-eagle ...

5.00

116.100

"

"

129.00

"

"

Quarter-eagle... "

2.50

58.050

II

"

64.50

"

"

Dollar.........Silver

1.00

371.250

II

"

412.50

"

"

Half-dollar...

•50

11.250

grams

"

12.50

grams

"

Quarter-dollar.. "

.25

5.625

"

II

6.25

• 4

"

Dime.......... "

.10

2.250

"

"

2.50

"

"

Five-cent piece {Copper, 75%\ {Nickel, 25%)

Cent {Copper, 95% } Cent {Tin and Zinc, 5% }

0.0s

77.160

grains

"

0.01

48.000

"

"

The basic metallic stock including both coin and bullion of the United States, as of June 30, was as follows:

5 All these statistical data are taken from the Annual Reports of the Director of the Mint.

Basic Metallic Stock Of The United States (In Millions)

1913

1914

1915

1916

1917

1918

1919

1920

Gold..................

$1,866

$1,871

$1,973

$2,450

$3,018

$3,075

$3.112

$2,708

Silver ........................

745

753

858

763

772

745

568

548

Total .........................

$2,612

$2,625

$2,731

$3,213

$3,791

$3,821

$3,680

$3,257

The following table shows the ownership of the gold stock and the purposes which its various parts are serving:

Ownership Of Gold And Silver, June 30, 1920 (In Millions)

Ownership

Silver Coin and Bullion

Total Gold and Silver

Coin and

Bullion

Gold Coin and

Bullion

Silver Dollars

Subsidiary Coin

Silver Bullion

Total Silver

United States Treasury (free) ...............

$ 189

$ 14*

$ 6

$21

$ 42

$ 231

United States Treasury (reserved against United States notes and treasury notes).....

152

152

United States Treasury (for certificates outstanding) ............

633

120

120

7S4

Federal reserve banks (gold settlement fund).............

1,184

....

1,184

National and federal reserve banks.............

132

6S

38

104

236

National banks (for clearing house certificates)

9

....

9

Private banks and individuals ...................

405

68

213

281

687

Total ...........

$2,707

$268

I258

$21

IS48

$3.256

* Treasury notes are secured by the dollars here stated as free, as well as by the gold reserve.

The activity of the Mint of the United States is indicated by the following table which gives the coinage by years and by metal:

Coinage Of The Mints Of The United States (In Millions)

Year

Gold

Silver

Minor

Total

1910

$ 104

$ 3

$ 3

$ 111

1911

56

6

3

65

1912

17

7

2

27

1913

25

3

4

33

1914

53

6

2

61

1915

24

4

2

30

1916

18

8

6

33

1917

29

6

35

1918

25

6

31

1919

11

9

20

1793 - 1919

3.410

1,067

100

4.578

The location of the metallic moneys of the United States, as of June 30, 1920, was as follows:

Location Of The Metallic Moneys Of The United States (In Millions)

In the Treasury

In National and

Federal Reserve

Banks

In Other Banks and in Circulation

Total

Gold bullion ..................

$1,794

$ 15

$1,810

Silver bullion ................

21

....

21

Gold coin................

376

116*

$405

898

Silver dollars.............

134

65

68

268

Subsidiary silver coin......

6

39

213

258

Total..................

$2,333

$236

$687

$3,256

* Includes $9,814,000 gold clearing house certificates.

Amount Of Token Coinage Outstanding, June 30, 1920

Copper cents .........................................

$ 1,180,775.36

Copper half-cents..............

39,926.11

Copper-nickel cents............

1,201,273.36

Bronze one-cent pieces..........

38,922,741.97

Bronze two-cent pieces..........

570,007.36

Nickel three-cent pieces.........

655,423.67

Nickel five-cent pieces..........

53,498,435.05

$96,068,582.88