The American Innovations Dollar Collection is beautiful and educational, containing the Philadelphia and Denver minted dollar coins honoring this new program of American ingenuity. Both coins sit within a Lock-tite, crystal clear enclosure affixed to a full color 5x15 inch tri-fold containing information about the United States Patent process and highlighting some of America's greatest inventors.
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 reverse (tails) design depicts the Gerber Variable Scale being used to increase a geometric shape resembling the State of Connecticut by 200 percent.
The obverse also includes a privy mark of a stylized gear, representing industry and innovation.
The edge-incused inscriptions are “2020,” mint mark, and “E PLURIBUS UNUM.”