(US Mint) The 2019 United States Mint (Mint) American Innovation $1 Reverse Proof Coin honoring innovation from Delaware will be available for purchase on November 7 at noon EST. Delaware is the first state to be honored in this series.
The coin has a frosted background, and a brilliant, mirror-like finish. Its reverse (tails) design features a silhouette of Dover native Annie Jump Cannon against the night sky, with a number of stars visible in the sky. The inscriptions are “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,” “ANNIE JUMP CANNON,” “CLASSIFYING THE STARS,” and “DELAWARE.” The obverse (heads) design 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 stylized gear privy mark, representing industry and innovation. The edge-incused inscriptions are “2019,” the “S” mint mark, and “E PLURIBUS UNUM.”
An informational four-panel envelope houses the coin. The Certificate of Authenticity is embedded in the packaging.