2019 Certified Proof and Reverse Proof Georgia American Innovation Dollars Trustees Garden
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 2019, S mint mark, and E PLURIBUS UNUM.
The 2019 United States Mint American Innovation $1 Proof and Reverse Proof Georgia reverse side 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.