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.
  • At present all gold bullion brought to the Mint is weighed and portions are cut off for assay.
  • Considerable quantities of foreign ores and base bullion are also refined in the United States.
  • In 1810 he was a member of the Bullion Committee, and his speeches on the report showed his mastery of the subject.
  • As a considerable time elapses between the receipt of bullion by the Mint and the delivery of the coin, it is generally 1 Grueber, op. cit.