Coined currency

How does the U.S. Mint go about circulating currency after coining it? Does it go to the federal government?

“[He] beat his fist down upon the table and hurt his hand and became so
further enraged… that he beat his fist down upon the table even harder and
hurt his hand some more.” – Joseph Heller’s Catch-22

It goes to banks. Banks cull worn bills, and exchange them for new ones.

Shopping is still cheaper than therapy. --my Aunt Franny

Specifically they go to Federal Reserve Banks. When a regular old bank needs some new coins, they order some and an armored truck rolls up with a whole lot of new coins.

The Federal Reserve distributes both new bills and new coins, but they don’t make either of them.