Irving Fauncewater was the director of the Gotham Mint.
Fauncewater was very excited that the magician Zatanna performed her show in from of the Gotham Mint. He helped her set up a trick by putting ten million dollars on display. She made it disappear, but when she wanted to make it reappear, it had vanished. Spurred on by Montague Kane's insinuations, Fauncewater called the police to arrest Zatanna.