WASHINGTON – Product options containing uncirculated quality American Innovation $1 Coins honoring Virginia will be available for purchase directly from the United States Mint (Mint) beginning on July 27 at noon EDT. The coins are produced at the Mint’s facilities in Philadelphia and Denver and are packaged as follows:
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The American Innovation $1 Coin Program is a multi-year series featuring distinctive reverse (tails) designs that pay homage to America’s ingenuity and celebrate the pioneering efforts of individuals or groups from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and the U.S. territories.
The Virginia $1 coin is the second release of 2021 and honors the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel, recognized as an engineering marvel of the modern world. The reverse design depicts a view of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel as a cross-section cut away, illustrating the ingenuity involved in constructing it. Inscriptions are “United States of America” and “Virginia.”
The obverse (heads) design features a dramatic representation of the Statue of Liberty in profile with the inscriptions “IN GOD WE TRUST” and “$1.” It also includes a privy mark of a stylized gear, representing industry and innovation.
The year of minting, mint mark, and inscription “E PLURIBUS UNUM” are incused on the edge of the coins.
To set up a REMIND ME alert for the Virginia American Innovation $1 Coin product options, visit here.
Additional products in the American Innovation $1 Coin Program are available at https://catalog.usmint.gov/coins/coin-programs/american-innovation-dollar-coins.
To reduce the risk of employee exposure to COVID-19 in the workplace, the Mint’s sales centers are closed until further notice. Please use the United States Mint catalog site https://catalog.usmint.gov/ as your primary source of the most current information on product and service status.
Note: To ensure that all members of the public have fair and equal access to United States Mint products, the United States Mint will not accept and will not honor orders placed prior to the official on-sale date and time of July 27, 2021, at noon EDT.