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

September 16, 2019
2019 American Innovation One Dollar Coin Delaware Uncirculated Reverse

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 Mint will release this year.

The rolls and bags contain uncirculated coins from the United States Mint facilities at Philadelphia and Denver. Available product options are:






25-Coin Roll




25-Coin Roll D



100-Coin Bag P $111.95
19GBE 100-Coin Bag D


The American Innovation $1 Coin–Delaware recognizes astronomer Annie Jump Cannon who developed a system for classifying the stars that is still used today. The coin’s reverse (tails) features a silhouette of Annie Jump Cannon against the night sky, with a number of stars visible. Inscriptions are “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,” ANNIE JUMP CANNON,” “CLASSIFYING THE STARS,” and “DELAWARE.” The obverse (heads) features a dramatic representation of the Statue of Liberty in profile with the inscriptions “IN GOD WE TRUST” and “$1.” The obverse 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 coin.

The Mint accepts orders at and 1-800-USA-MINT (872-6468). Hearing and speech-impaired customers with TTY equipment may order at 1-888-321-MINT. Shipping options are available at

The bags and rolls of American Innovation $1 Coin–Delaware will also be available for purchase over-the-counter at United States Mint sales centers in Washington, Philadelphia, and Denver. Inventory is limited to availability and subject to change.

About the United States Mint
Congress created the United States Mint in 1792, and the Mint became part of the Department of the Treasury in 1873. As the Nation’s sole manufacturer of legal tender coinage, the Mint is responsible for producing circulating coinage for the Nation to conduct its trade and commerce. The Mint also produces numismatic products, including proof, uncirculated, and commemorative coins; Congressional Gold Medals; silver and bronze medals; and silver and gold bullion coins. Its numismatic programs are self-sustaining and operate at no cost to taxpayers.

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 of Sept. 19, 2019, at noon EDT.


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