We are pleased to offer for sale this 2019-S American Innovation Proof Dollar Set. This 2019-S American Innovation Dollar coin set is in Proof condition from the San Francisco (S) Mint. All of our American Innovation Golden Proof Dollar coins have nice eye appeal and no major marks or visible problems. This coin comes in the original box with COA.
The American Innovation Dollar was authorized by the American Innovation $1 Coin Act, passed in 2018. The act calls for the minting and issuance of non-circulating $1 coins beginning in 2019. A coin will be issued for each state, the District of Columbia and each U.S. territory in the order in which they were admitted to the union. Additionally the act calls for an introductory coin to be minted in 2018. This introductory coin will honor George Washington's signing of the first U.S. patent.
The year of minting, mint mark and 'E Pluribus Unum' are edge-incused on each coin.
Information about the 2019 American Innovation Dollars:
Delaware The Delaware $1 Coin recognizes astronomer Annie Jump Cannon, who developed a system for classifying the stars that is still used today. This design features a silhouette of Cannon against the night sky, with a number of stars visible. The inscriptions are “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,” “ANNIE JUMP CANNON,” “CLASSIFYING THE STARS,” and “DELAWARE.”
Pennsylvania The Pennsylvania $1 Coin recognizes the creation of a vaccine to prevent polio. This design depicts an artist’s conception of the polio virus at three different levels of magnification, along with the silhouette of a period microscope, representing the extensive research that was conducted to develop a cure for polio. The inscriptions are “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,” “POLIO VACCINE,” “1953,” and “PENNSYLVANIA.”
New Jersey The New Jersey $1 Coin honors the development of a light bulb with a filament that could last 1,200 hours. This design features an Edison bulb against an ornate background. The inscriptions are “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA” and “NEW JERSEY.”
Georgia The Georgia $1 Coin recognizes the Trustees’ Garden, established in the 1730s. It was the first agricultural experimental garden in America. This design depicts a hand planting seeds in the inscription “TRUSTEES’ GARDEN,” from which grows a variety of species representing the variety of plants grown in the garden: an orange tree seedling, sassafras, grapes, white mulberry, flax, peaches, olive, and a young shoot too small to be identified. The additional inscriptions are “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA” and “GEORGIA.”
The American Innovation Dollar weighs 8.1 grams and has a diameter of 26.5mm. American Innovation Dollars are composed of a pure copper core with outer layers of manganese brass (.770 copper, .120 zinc, .070 manganese, and .040 nickel).