Where would we be without the invention of the light bulb? Or the development of the polio vaccine? The latest series from the U.S. Mint celebrates the pioneering efforts of innovators and inventions that helped shape our nation. The Innovation Dollar series will highlight a chosen contribution of individuals, groups or inventions from each state.
Four coins were issued in 2019. Delaware features astronomer, Annie Jump Cannon; Pennsylvania honors the creation of the polio vaccine; New Jersey celebrates the invention of the Edison bulb and Georgia displays the first experimental garden planted in the United States. Now you can own these small golden colored dollars in glorious proof form issued from the San Francisco Mint.