We are pleased to offer for sale these 2022-P & 2022-D American Innovation Tennessee BU Dollars. These American Innovation Dollar coins are in Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) condition, one each from the Philadelphia (P) and Denver (D) Mint. All of our American Innovation Golden BU Dollar coins have nice eye appeal and no major marks or visible problems. The coins are taken from original BU rolls or Mint Sets.
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.
The 57-coin American Innovation $1 series was introduced in 2018 and by 2032 will have celebrated an innovation or innovator in each of the 50 states, the District of Columbia and the 5 U. S. territories. The U.S. Mint will issue them in the order each State ratified the Constitution of the United States or was admitted into the Union.
Information about the 2022 American Innovation Tennessee Dollar:
The American Innovation $1 Coin representing Tennessee recognizes the formation of the Tennessee Valley Authority. In 1933, Congress created the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) to construct transmission lines to serve "farms and small villages that are not otherwise supplied with electricity at reasonable rates." As late as the mid 1930s, nine out of ten rural homes were without electric service.
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).