Why buy this American Innovators 2018-S Dollar Reverse Proof?
The U.S Mint began the American Innovators Dollar Series in 2018 with the release of a proof introductory coin. This reverse proof is its corollary, which was struck in 2018 but was released in 2019. The series will celebrate American innovators and innovations from around the country. Just 75,000 of these coins were struck, each one bearing the "S" mint mark of the San Francisco Mint.
Striking Gear Wheels Design by Donna Weaver
Justin Kunz designed and Phebe Hemphill sculpted the obverse, which all coins in the series will share. Kunz shows the Statue of Liberty at an angle. She holds high her torch, a symbol of freedom throughout the world. She is flanked by two inscriptions, the national motto, "IN GOD WE TRUST," and the coin's face value, "$1."
The reverse was designed by Donna Weaver and sculpted by Renata Gordon. in the upper left are gear wheels, which represent industry and innovation. The rest of the space is dedicated to America's first patent. It includes the US Patent Office's seal, "AMERICAN INNOVATORS," President George Washington's signature as it appears on the first US Patent, and the inscription under his name that reads, "SIGNED FIRST PATENT."
Flawless PF70 with First Day ANA Label
This coin received a perfect Proof 70 grade from the experts at Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC). Only coins that appear flawless under 5x magnification receive that grade. This grade comes on a First Day American Numismatic Association (ANA) label.
Add this Reverse Proof 2018-S American Innovators Dollar to your collection today.
|Year of Issue:||2018|
|Release Type:||First Day|
|Weight in Grams:||8.1 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||0.2604 oz|
|Legal Tender:||United States Legal Tender|
|Obverse Design:||Statue of Liberty|
|Reverse Design:||George Washington's Signature|