Join the United States Mint for the official launch of the American Innovation $1 Coin Program on Friday, December 14, 2018, at 11:30 a.m. (EST). The event will take place at the Mint’s new Coin Store at 801 9th Street NW in Washington, D.C.
Event highlights include a ribbon-cutting ceremony signaling the beginning of the new coin program followed by an autograph signing by Mint Director David Ryder. Products containing the introductory 2018 American Innovation $1 coin will be available for purchase following the ceremony.
Public Law 115-197 authorizes the Mint to strike and issue coins under the American Innovation $1 Coin Program in recognition of the significant innovation and pioneering efforts of individuals or groups from each of the 50 States, the District of Columbia, and the United States territories — Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and the Northern Mariana Islands. The Mint will issue these coins at a rate of four per year.
The following individuals will be in attendance:
- David Ryder, Director, United States Mint
- Marc Landry, Acting Associate Director, Numismatic and Bullion
- Directorate, United States Mint
- Visit the Mint’s website to learn more about the American Innovation $1 Coin Program.
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Press release courtesy of the United States Mint.