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Why purchase this impressively graded Pennsylvania themed release of the U.S. Mint's American Innovation series?
The second state themed release of the U.S. Mint's American Innovation series is a tribute to the life-changing discovery of the polio vaccine in 1953 by Dr. Jonas Salk and his team at the University of Pittsburgh, in the state of Pennsylvania. This 26.49 mm diameter clad 2019 dated coin was struck at the San Francisco Mint with an exquisite reverse proof finish. No more than 75,000 will be issued.
Design Symbolizing Vaccine Development
The reverse design by Richard Masters and Chief Engraver Joseph Menna features the outline of a period microscope, beside an artistic interpretation of three stages of magnification of the poliovirus molecule. Inscribed "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA," "POLIO VACCINE," "1953" and "PENNSYLVANIA."
The Statue of Liberty is depicted on the obverse, designed by Justin Kunz and Phebe Hemphill. Inscriptions include "IN GOD WE TRUST" and "$1." A stylized gear privy mark appears beneath the motto to identify the coin's inclusion in the American Innovation series. "E PLURIBUS UNUM," "2019" the "S" Mint mark and thirteen stars are inscribed on the coin's smooth edge.
Virtually Flawless Reverse Proof 69
This 2019-S Reverse Proof coin commemorating American Innovation in Pennsylvania was submitted to Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) for review and judged to be in nearly perfect Reverse Proof 69 condition. The clad dollar coin is presented in a sonically sealed, labeled NGC protective holder.
This magnificently graded 2019-S American Innovation Pennsylvania Reverse Proof coin belongs in your collection today!
This 2019-S American Innovation Polio Vaccine Pennsylvania Clad Dollar $1 Reverse Proof Coin NGC Rev PF69 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:||2019|
|Weight in Grams:||8.1 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||0.2604 oz|
|Legal Tender:||United States|
|Obverse Design:||Statue of Liberty|
|Reverse Design:||Polio Vaccine, Microscope|
The United States Mint announced in September 2019 some news about upcoming programs including the 2019 Innovation Dollar designs and the final ATB quarter designs, as well as potential programs pending legislative approval. See what the United States Mint has in store for collectors.