American Innovation $1 Coins

2018 American Innovation $1 Coin Design CandidatesOn Tuesday, July 31, the United States Mint unveiled possible designs for the 2018 American Innovation $1 Coin. The dollar will introduce a new 15-year series of designs that recognize innovation or innovators in each state, territory and the District of Columbia.

Members of the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) discussed the proposed designs in a teleconference meeting on Tuesday. They decided not to recommend any of them over quality concerns. And that’s putting it mildly […]


U.S. Mint to Strike American Innovation $1 CoinsThe United States Mint will soon produce and sell $1 collector coins in recognition of American innovation and significant innovation and pioneering efforts of individuals or groups from each of the 50 States, the District of Columbia, and the five U.S. territories.

Coins for the 14-year program will be issued at a rate of four per year, beginning in 2019, for a total of 56 unique designs. The U.S. Mint has an option to increase the series to 57 coins by introducing the program this year […]