WASHINGTON – The United States Mint (Mint) is pleased to announce the opening of sales on December 14 at noon (EST), for $1 coin products introducing the United States Mint American Innovation™ $1 Coin Program. The new 15-year initiative honors innovators and innovations from each state, the District of Columbia, and the five U. S. territories–Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. The United States Mint American Innovation $1 Coin Program will run from 2018 through 2032.
The introductory products include:
|PRODUCT CODE||PRODUCT OPTION||PRICE|
|18GRA||American Innovation $1 Roll – Introductory Coin (P)||$32.95|
|18GRE||American Innovation $1 Roll – Introductory Coin (D)||$32.95|
|18GBA||American Innovation 100-Coin Bag – Introductory Coin (P)||$111.95|
|18GBE||American Innovation 100-Coin Bag – Introductory Coin (D)||$111.95|
|18GA||American Innovation $1 Proof Coin||$6.95|
The 2018 United States Mint American Innovation™ $1 Proof Coin is being produced at the Mint’s San Francisco facility. Like all proof coins, it has sharp relief with a mirror-like background. Each attractively packaged coin comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.
The obverse (heads) of the 2018 American Innovation $1 Introductory Coin features a dramatic representation of the Statue of Liberty in profile with the inscriptions “IN GOD WE TRUST” and “$1.” This design will be appear on all coins issued under the United States Mint American Innovation $1 Coin Program.
The reverse (tails) the 2018 American Innovation $1 Introductory Coin features George Washington’s signature and the inscriptions “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA” and “AMERICAN INNOVATORS.” The stylized gears represent industry and innovation. The design also includes the inscription “SIGNED FIRST PATENT” under Washington’s signature. The year of minting, the mint mark, and “E PLURIBUS UNUM” are incused on the edge of the coin.
The Mint accepts orders online at www.catalog.usmint.gov and at 1-800-USA-MINT (872-6468). Hearing and speech-impaired customers with TTY equipment may order at 1-888-321-MINT. Information about shipping options is available at www.catalog.usmint.gov/customerservice/shipping.html.