2019 Certified Mint State Pennsylvania American Innovation Dollars Polio Vaccine 1953
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 2019 BU American Innovation Dollars in rolls and bags have uncirculated finishes and were minted at the Philadelphia and Denver Mints.
The 2019 BU Pennsylvania American Innovation Dollar reverse side 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.