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American Innovation™ $1 Coin – New Jersey

August 14, 2019 - The American Innovation $1 Coin representing New Jersey recognizes the invention of the light bulb. Early work on electric light bulbs began in the 1830s, but these early ones had very short lifespans, used too much energy, or were simply...

American Innovation™ $1 Coin – Pennsylvania

August 14, 2019 - The American Innovation $1 Coin representing Pennsylvania honors the discovery of the polio vaccine in 1953 by Dr. Jonas Salk and his team. In 1947, the University of Pittsburgh hired Dr. Jonas Salk to develop a polio vaccine. At the...

American Innovation™ $1 Coin – Georgia

August 14, 2019 - The American Innovation $1 Coin representing Georgia honors the Trustees’ Garden, established by James Oglethorpe in the early 1730s. General James Edward Oglethorpe was a British soldier, Member of Parliament, and philanthropist who founded the Colony of Georgia. He established...

American Innovation™ $1 Coin – Delaware

August 14, 2019 - The American Innovation $1 Coin representing Delaware honors internationally recognized astronomer Annie Jump Cannon, who invented a system for classifying the stars still used today. Despite a hearing impairment, she advanced her education, gained recognition as a pioneer in science,...

U.S. Mint Launches New Multi-Year $1 Coin Program

December 17, 2018 - The U.S. Mint hosted a ceremony on Friday, December 14, 2018 to kick off the American Innovation™ $1 Coin Program. The program is a multi-year initiative to honor innovators and innovations from each state, the District of Columbia, and five...