The United States Mint began accepting orders for rolls and bags of uncirculated American Innovation $1 Coins honoring New Jersey on November 21 at noon EST. The coins are from the Mint’s Philadelphia and Denver facilities. Available product options are as follows:
The New Jersey American Innovation $1 Coin is the third of four American Innovation $1 Coins the Mint is releasing in 2019. Its reverse design pays homage to the development of a lightbulb with a filament that could last 1,200 hours.
The design depicts an Edison bulb against an ornate background with the inscriptions “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA” and “NEW JERSEY.” The obverse 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. “2019,” the mint mark, and the 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.
Products containing New Jersey American Innovation $1 Coins will also be available for purchase at the Mint’s sales centers in Washington, D.C.; Philadelphia; and Denver. Inventory is limited to availability and subject to change..
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The United States Mint was created by Congress in 1792 and became part of the Department of the Treasury in 1873. It is the Nation’s sole manufacturer of legal tender coinage and is responsible for producing circulating coinage for the Nation to conduct its trade and commerce.
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