American Innovation $1 Coin 2022 Rolls and Bags - Rhode Islandhttps://catalog.usmint.gov/american-innovation-1-coin-2022-rolls-and-bags-rhode-island-MASTER_INNOVATIONRI.html
- American Innovation $1 Coins honoring innovation in Rhode Island
- Coins minted at the United States Mints at Philadelphia and Denver
- Available in 25-coin rolls and 100-coin bags
The United States Mint American Innovation $1 Coin Program is a multi-year series honoring innovation and innovators with $1 coins from each State, District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, U.S. Virgin Islands, and Northern Mariana Islands. The American Innovation $1 Coins in the rolls and bags have uncirculated finishes and were minted at the Philadelphia and Denver Mints. The Rhode Island coin is the first of 2022.
The American Innovation $1 Coin representing Rhode Island recognizes naval architect Nathanael Herreshoff’s famous Reliance yacht, which incorporated numerous technical innovations when it was built in 1891.
The reverse (tails) design depicts Nathanael Herreshoff’s Reliance yacht at full speed in the waters surrounding Rhode Island. The design is bordered by a rope evoking the nautical scene. Inscriptions are "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA" and "RHODE ISLAND."
The obverse (heads) design features a dramatic representation of the Statue of Liberty in profile with the inscriptions “IN GOD WE TRUST” and “$1.” It also includes a privy mark of a stylized gear, representing industry and innovation.
The year of minting, mint mark, and “E PLURIBUS UNUM” are incused on the edge of the coins.
|Composition:||6% Zinc, 3.5% Manganese, 2% Nickel, Balance Copper|
|Diameter:||1.043 inches (26.49 mm)|
|Mint and Mint Mark:||Philadelphia – P
Denver – D
|Privy Mark:||Stylized gear|