Company History

Northwest Territorial MintA History of Excellence

Since 1984, Northwest Territorial Mint has been committed to designing and creating die-struck coins, medallions, knives, and related products of the highest quality and craftsmanship.

Through the years, we have created beautiful custom designs for individuals, private clubs and groups, businesses, and government entities around the world, including all branches of America's armed forces. Prized by all those who receive them, our products are routinely presented as unique awards, bestowed as prestigious gifts, and enjoyed as one-of-a-kind keepsakes and souvenirs.

From a small company of just a handful of employees to our current position as one of the largest private full-service mints in the country, we have earned a reputation for consistent quality and unmatched customer service.

Contact Us

Do you have an idea for a custom coin or medallion? We want to hear from you. Whether you're interested in creating a high-impact award, a unique commemorative, or the perfect gift, Northwest Territorial Mint can help you turn your idea into a beautiful custom coin or medallion that will be treasured forever. Call us toll-free today at 1-800-843-9854 or send us an e-mail at custominfo@nwtmint.com. We look forward to working with you!

Northwest Territorial Mint: Insights & Ideas
Card Guard medallion with red heart
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Northwest Territorial Mint: In The News

First Paper Money

Northwest Territorial Mint: Did You Know?The use of paper money as a circulating medium is intimately related to shortages of metal for coins. In the 600s there were local issues of paper currency in China and by 960 the Song Dynasty, short of copper for striking coins, issued the first generally circulating notes.