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Nevada Lt. Gov. Brian Krolicki, left, and Gov. Brian Sandoval flip over a 60-pound silver bar during a press conference Wednesday, May 1, 2013, at the Capitol in Carson City, Nev. The bar, which was a gift from Nevada mining company Coeur Rochester, will be minted into silver medaillions for the upcoming Silver State's 150th birthday celebration. Coin-maker Ken Hopple and Bob Nylan, with the Nevada State Museum, are at right. .Photo by Cathleen Allison