- Coinage Act of 1849
The Coinage Act of 1849 or the Gold Coinage Act was an act of the United States Congress which allowed for the minting of two new denominations of gold coins, the gold dollar and the gold $20 or double eagle. It further defined the variances which were permissible in United States gold coinage. The act was approved on March 3, 1849.
This was enacted largely due to the California Gold Rush.
- Coinage Act of 1792
- Coinage Act of 1834
- Coinage Act of 1857
- Coinage Act of 1864
- Coinage Act of 1873
- Coinage Act of 1965
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