Medallion to be minted March 26 |

Medallion to be minted March 26

In honor of the 150th Anniversary Celebration of The Pony Express, the Nevada State Museum will mint a special .999 fine silver, commemorative medallion on Historic Coin Press No. 1.

The minting will be at

11 a.m. March 26 at the museum, 600 N. Carson St. Regular museum admission applies.

The Nevada Pony Express Association Inc., Nevada Division, and the Nevada State Museum are partnering to mint this unique and special medallion to commemorate the unique running of the Pony Express in American history from 1860-1861.

The medallion can be ordered for $60 to benefit both sponsoring groups. Medallions can be ordered by phone by calling 687-4810, ext. 234 or 244.

To learn more about the Pony Express 150th Celebration Activities contact David Kittle at 867-4067 or david.kittle