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Louisiana State Museum Exhibit

New Orleans Mint Exhibit

A late nineteenth century reviewing machine is visible to the left of the image.

New Orleans Mint Exhibit

A gold bullion scale on loan to the Louisiana State Museum from the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. The scale was used in the New Orleans Mint facility in the later half of the nineteenth century. Behind the scale a photograph shows the scale in use.

New Orleans Mint Exhibit

A ledger book used to keep records of the fireproofing work conducted on the building in the 1850s and a drafting set owned by Major Beauregard are visible in the background.

New Orleans Mint Exhibit

In the background of this photo can be seen an 1868 Morgan & Orr coin press.

New Orleans Mint Exhibit

An assay balance and bullion balance are visible in this image.

New Orleans Mint Exhibit

A Hans Egli “Millionaire Calculator”, automatic weighing machine and bullion cart are all visible in this image.


Images courtesy of Louisiana State Museum.

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