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American Innovation® $1 Coin – North Carolina

April 8, 2021 - The American Innovation $1 Coin representing North Carolina recognizes the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the first public institution of higher learning in the United States. Opened in 1795, it is the only public institution to confer degrees...

American Innovation® $1 Coin – New York

April 8, 2021 - The American Innovation $1 Coin representing New York pays homage to the Erie Canal. Completed in 1825, the 363-mile long, man-made waterway connected Lake Erie in the west to the Hudson River in the east. Considered an engineering marvel of...

American Innovation® $1 Coin – Virginia

April 8, 2021 - The American Innovation $1 Coin representing Virginia recognizes the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel. Opened in 1964, the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel connects Southeastern Virginia to the entire Delmarva Peninsula. Spanning more than 17 miles, the bridge tunnel complex consists of 12 miles...

American Innovation® $1 Coin – New Hampshire

April 8, 2021 - The American Innovation $1 Coin representing New Hampshire recognizes the invention of the first home video game console by Ralph Baer. In 1966, Baer began investigating how to play games on a television. He and his team developed the “Brown...