This set represents ALL of the Innovation dollars traditional proofs released by the US mint from 2018 through 2022 to date. In 2018 there was one introductory Innovation dollar coin released with regular circulation strike coins from the Philadelphia and the Denver mints and reverse S proofs as well as the traditional proof included in this set.
In 2019, there were 4 different Innovation Dollar designs released covering innovations from the states of DE, PA, NY & GA each with a regular circulation strike P & D set of coins, reverse S proofs and the traditional S proofs included in this set. In 2020 the four Innovation Dollars released were for innovations in the states of CT, MA, MD & SC. In 2021 four Innovation Dollars were released for NH, VA, NY & NC. In 2022 four Innovation Dollars have been released for RI, VT, KY & TN. The 17 reverse proofs in this set have all been sourced directly from the US Mint and will come in original mint packaging.
This set is a very nice set showcasing some popular designs. Below is a listing of the themes of the various designs. This coin set includes all of the following interesting coins. 1 S mint proof American Innovation Washington/First Patent dollar from 2018. 2 S mint proof 2019 American Innovation DE Classifying the Stars dollar.
3 S mint proof 2019 American Innovation PA Polio Vaccine 1953 dollar. 4 S mint proof 2019 American Innovation NJ Edison Light Bulb dollar. 5 S mint proof 2019 American Innovation GA Trustees' Garden dollar.
6 S mint proof 2020 American Innovation CT Gerber Variable Scale dollar. 7 S mint proof 2020 American Innovation MA Telephone dollar. 8 S mint proof 2020 American Innovation MD Hubble Telescope dollar.
9 S mint proof 2020 American Innovation SC Septima Poinsette Clark dollar. 10 S mint proof 2021 American Innovation NH Player One dollar. 11 S mint proof 2021 American Innovation VA Chesapeake Bay Bridge One dollar.
12 S mint proof 2021 American Innovation NY Erie Canal One dollar. 13 S mint proof 2021 American Innovation NC University of NC Chapel Hill dollar. 14 S mint proof 2022 American Innovation RI Reliance Yacht dollar.
15 S mint proof 2022 American Innovation VT Snowboarding dollar. 16 S mint proof 2022 American Innovation KY Bluegrass dollar. 17 S mint proof 2022 American Innovation TN Tennessee Valley Authority dollar.
Note that the American Innovation Dollar series will continue with 4 designs a year for the coming years one design each one represe nting American Innovators from each state of the union and the six territories. In total the regular mint business strike issue coins will total 114 coins (57 P and 57 D) as well as 57 S Traditional proof coins and 57 S Reverse proofs by the time the series is complete. I will be listing yearly update sets at the end of each year to cover each year's new coinage. Below is the information from the mint on the Innovation series.
The program showcases an innovation, innovator or group of innovators from each State or Territory in beautiful uncirculated and proof finishes. This new series is perfect to share with experienced numismatists, as well as a wonderful opportunity to spark a new love of coin-collecting and American history." The reverse design features George Washington's signature and the inscriptions "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, " "AMERICAN INNOVATORS, " and "SIGNED FIRST PATENT. The stylized gears represent industry and innovation. The year of minting, mint mark, and inscription "E PLURIBUS UNUM" are incused on the edge of the coin. Delaware is the first of four coins to be released this year.
It features Annie Jump Cannon, a Delaware-born internationally recognized astronomer who invented a system for classifying the stars still in use today. The reverse design 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 Pennsylvania coin is the second of four to be released this year.
It features the polio vaccine developed by Dr. Jonas Salk and his team at the University of Pittsburgh in the early 1950s.
At the time, polio was a devastating disease that disproportionally affected children and young adults and left many paralyzed and unable to walk. The reverse depicts an artist's conception of the poliovirus at three different levels of magnification along with the silhouette of a period microscope, representing the extensive research conducted to develop a cure for polio. The inscriptions are "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, " "POLIO VACCINE, " "1953, " and PENNSYLVANIA. The New Jersey coin is the third of four to be released this year. It features an electric light bulb, developed by Thomas Edison and his team of researchers in New Jersey.
The advent of commercially manufactured light bulbs gave people easy control over light in homes and businesses, which drastically changed infrastructure, business, and society by allowing work and social activities to occur regardless of the time of day. The reverse depicts an Edison bulb against an ornate background. The inscriptions are "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA" and NEW JERSEY. The Georgia coin is the last of four to be released in 2019. It features the Trustees' Garden, established by James Oglethorpe in 1734.
Oglethorpe was a British soldier, Member of Parliament, and philanthropist who founded the Colony of Georgia. The Trustees' Garden is considered one of the first agriculture experimental gardens in America. The ten acres of land, located in Savannah, included plants from around the world so the colonists could determine the best crops for the Georgia climate. The Trustees' Garden reflected the scientific and commercial aspirations of the trustees and their backers in England. The reverse 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.
Additional inscriptions are "GEORGIA" and UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. Developed by NASA and launched on April 24, 1990, the Hubble Space Telescope is one of the largest and most versatile space telescopes. It was named in honor of American astronomer Edwin P. It is also the first designed to be serviced in space by astronauts.Teams at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center and the Space Telescope Science Institute-both located in Maryland-manage the telescope. Data transmitted by Hubble has helped refine estimates of the age of the universe, trace the growth of galaxies, identify and study planets, identify black holes, and observe stars. Born in 1898 in Charleston, South Carolina, Septima Clark pioneered the link between education and political organizing during the civil rights movement. Civil rights youth workers and community organizers referred to her as "Mother Conscience" and Dr. Referred to her as The Mother of the Movement.
In 1966, Baer began investigating how to play games on a television. He and his team developed the "Brown Box, " a prototype for the first multi-player, multi-program video game system, which paved the way for all video game systems that followed. Baer is recognized as The Father of Video Games.Opened in 1964 and spanning more than 17 miles of open water, the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel connects southeastern Virginia to the Delmarva Peninsula. It consists of 12 miles of low-level trestle, two mile-long tunnels, two bridges, two miles of causeway, and four man-made islands. The reverse (tails) design depicts a view of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel as a cross section cut away, illustrating the ingenuity involved in constructing it. Inscriptions are "United States of America" and Virginia.
Completed in 1825, the 363-mile long, man-made waterway connected Lake Erie in the West to the Hudson River in the East. Considered an engineering marvel of its day, the canal unlocked the western interior for trade and settlement, and played a critical role in the development of the state as well as the Nation. Opened in 1795, it is the only public institution to confer degrees in the 18th century. Bluegrass has roots in traditional English, Scottish, and Irish ballads and dance tunes, as well as in traditional African-American blues and jazz.
The genre derives its name from the band "Bill Monroe and the Blue Grass Boys, " which has been dubbed the Original Bluegrass Band. In 1933, Congress created the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) to construct transmission lines to serve farms and small villages that are not otherwise supplied with electricity at reasonable rates.
As late as the mid-1930s, nine out of ten rural homes were without electric service. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins: US\Dollars\Native American (2000-Now)". The seller is "86coins" and is located in this country: US.
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