Sentence Examples

  • The receipt of bullion and the delivery of coin from the Mint is under the charge of the chief clerk, the manufacture of coin is in the hands of the superintendent of the operative department, and the valuation of the bullion by assay, and matters relating to the fineness of the coin are entrusted to the chemist and assayer.
  • Considerable quantities of foreign ores and base bullion are also refined in the United States.
  • At present all gold bullion brought to the Mint is weighed and portions are cut off for assay.
  • In 1810 he was a member of the Bullion Committee, and his speeches on the report showed his mastery of the subject.
  • On the 24th of July 1663 he alone signed a protest against the bill " for the encouragement of trade," on the plea that owing to the free export of coin and bullion allowed by the act, and to the importation of foreign commodities being greater than the export of home goods, " it must necessarily follow.