The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for rolls and bags of American Innovation™ $1 Coins representing Delaware starting September 19 at noon EDT. This is the first of four 2019 American Innovation $1 Coins the Mint will release this year.
The rolls and bags contain uncirculated coins from the United States Mint facilities at Philadelphia and Denver. Available product options are:
The American Innovation $1 Coin–Delaware recognizes astronomer Annie Jump Cannon who developed a system for classifying the stars that is still used today. The coin’s reverse features a silhouette of Annie Jump Cannon against the night sky, with a number of stars visible. Inscriptions are “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,” ANNIE JUMP CANNON,” “CLASSIFYING THE STARS,” and “DELAWARE.” The obverse (heads) features a dramatic representation of the Statue of Liberty in profile with the inscriptions “IN GOD WE TRUST” and “$1.” The obverse also includes a privy mark of a stylized gear, representing industry and innovation. The year of minting, mint mark, and inscription “E PLURIBUS UNUM” are incused on the edge of the coin.
The Mint accepts orders at www.catalog.usmint.gov and 1-800-USA-MINT (872-6468). Hearing and speech-impaired customers with TTY equipment may order at 1-888-321-MINT. Shipping options are available at www.catalog.usmint.gov/customer-service/shipping.html.
The bags and rolls of American Innovation $1 Coin–Delaware will also be available for purchase over-the-counter at United States Mint sales centers in Washington, Philadelphia, and Denver. Inventory is limited to availability and subject to change.
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