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Pennsylvania American Innovation™ $1 Coin Products on Sale Oct. 24

October 21, 2019 - WASHINGTON – The United States Mint (Mint) will begin accepting orders for products containing American Innovation $1 Coins honoring Pennsylvania on October 24 at noon EDT. This is the second of four American Innovation $1 coins the Mint will release...

First 2019 American Innovation™ $1 Coin on Sale on September 19

September 16, 2019 - WASHINGTON – The United States Mint (Mint) will begin accepting orders for rolls and bags of American Innovation™ $1 Coins representing Delaware starting September 19 at noon EDT. This is the first of four 2019 American Innovation $1 Coins the...

American Innovation™ $1 Coin – New Jersey

September 19, 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

September 19, 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 – Delaware

August 30, 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,...

American Innovation™ $1 Coin – Georgia

September 19, 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...