The United States Mint American Innovation $1 Coin Program is a multi-year series to honor 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
One of the Nation’s greatest strengths is its entrepreneurial spirit and the remarkable innovation and discovery it unleashes.
The obverse design features a dramatic representation of the Statue of Liberty in profile with the inscriptions IN GOD WE TRUST and $1.
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 edge-incused inscriptions include the year of minting, the mint mark, and E PLURIBUS UNUM.