2019 New Jersey American Innovation Dollars Edison Light Bulb
POSITION A – Edge lettering reads upside-down when the Statue of Liberty faces up
POSITION B – Edge lettering reads normally when the Statue of Liberty faces up
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 Coin 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 New Jersey American Innovation Dollar reverse side honors the development of a light bulb with a filament that could last 1,200 hours. This design features an Edison bulb against an ornate background. The inscriptions are UNITED STATES OF AMERICA and NEW JERSEY.