Rhode Island American Innovation Dollar Bags & Rolls Sales Start February 23rd

The United States Mint will begin sales of the first American Innovation Dollar for 2022 starting next week. The new American Innovation Dollar honors Rhode Island, specifically naval architect Nathanael Herreshoff’s Reliance yacht. The coin, in the form of bags and rolls, will be on sale starting at Noon Eastern on February 23rd.

From 2019 through to 2032, four new coins in the series will be release each year. According to the Mint, these coins will be “celebrating innovations and innovators” from each of the fifty states, the District of Columbia and five United States Territories: Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, U.S. Virgin Island, and the Northern Mariana Islands. The Obverse for all of these coins will depict the Statue of Liberty. The Reverse of each coin will change based on the state or territory it is released for and the innovation it is celebrating. You can read more about the American Innovation Dollar in this Coin History article.

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.

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2022 Rhode Island American Innovation Dollar Reverse (Image Courtesy of The United States Mint)
2022 Rhode Island American Innovation Dollar Reverse (Image Courtesy of The United States Mint)

The United States Mint will offer four different products for the new coin:

  • 24-Coin Roll (Philadelphia) – $34.50
  • 24-Coin Roll (Denver) – $34.50
  • 100-Coin Bag (Philadelphia) – $117.50
  • 100-Coin Bag (Denver) – $117.50

As with previous American Innovation Dollar coins, there are no production limits on any of these products nor is there a household limit on the number that can be purchased. They should remain available for most of this year but the Mint does tend to sell out of the rolls quicker than the bags.

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