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2018-S American Innovation Washington-Signed First Patent Commemorative Clad Dollar Proof Coin GEM Proof

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2018-S American Innovation Washington-Signed First Patent Commemorative Clad Dollar Proof Coin GEM Proof

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Why purchase this 2018 GEM Proof American Innovation Commemorative Dollar Coin?

The first release of the U.S. Mint's commemorative American Innovations series celebrates the signing of the first U.S. patent by President George Washington in 1790. Subsequent releases of the series scheduled to be issued through 2033 will feature influential inventions from each U.S. state and territory. This 2018 dated proof coin struck by the San Francisco Mint measures 26.49 mm in diameter.

Beautiful Commemorative Design

George Washington's signature is featured on the reverse, between the inscriptions "AMERICAN INNOVATORS" and "SIGNED FIRST PATENT." Imagery includes a shield adorned with an eagle amongst industrial and agricultural tools and a collection of stylized gears, divided by a bold diagonal band containing the inscription "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA." The design is credited to artists Donna Weaver and Renata Gordon.

The obverse features the artistry of Justin Kunz and Phebe Hemphill, illustrating the Statue of Liberty facing left, flanked by the inscriptions "IN GOD WE TRUST" and "$1." The image will be common to all releases of the series. The coin's smooth edge is incuse lettered with "E PLURIBUS UNUM," "2018" and the "S" Mint mark.

Exceptional GEM Proof

This ungraded 2018-S American Innovation Commemorative Dollar Proof Coin is considered to be in GEM Proof condition. Expect the stunning coin to possess a superior proof quality strike with nearly perfect frosted and mirrored surfaces.

Add this proof honoring the first signed U.S. patent to your collection! Purchase the first release of the American Innovation series from MCM today!



This 2018-S American Innovation Washington-Signed First Patent Commemorative Clad Dollar Proof Coin GEM Proof is proudly minted by the U.S. Mint. The United States Mint was founded in 1792 and manufactures circulating, collectible, and bullion coinage.

Year of Issue:2018
Mint:U.S. Mint
Mint Mark:S
Branch:San Francisco
Grading Service:Uncertified
Grade:GEM Proof
Finish:Proof
Composition:Copper-Nickel
Weight in Grams:8.100 g
Weight in Ounces:0.2604 oz
Diameter:26.49 mm
Country:United States
Legal Tender:United States
Currency:Dollar
Denomination:1
Obverse Design:Statue of Liberty
Reverse Design:George Washington's Signature
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