2018 Certified Proof and Reverse Proof Introductory American Innovation Dollars
The United States Mint American Innovation $1 Coin Program is a multi-year series honoring innovation and innovators with $1 coins from each State, District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, U.S. Virgin Islands, and Northern Mariana Islands.
The American Innovation Dollar obverse design features a dramatic representation of the Statue of Liberty in profile with the inscriptions IN GOD WE TRUST and $1. The design also includes a privy mark of a stylized gear, representing industry and innovation. The edge-incused inscriptions are 2018, S mint mark, and E PLURIBUS UNUM.
The reverse design features George Washington’s signature and the inscriptions UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, AMERICAN INNOVATORS, and SIGNED FIRST PATENT. The stylized gears represent industry and innovation. The year of minting, mint mark, and inscription
E PLURIBUS UNUM are incused on the edge of the coin.