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1 Dollar 2020 Hubble Space Telescope

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Depth 2
Weight 8,1
Diameter (mm) 26,5
Material a manganese-copper plated brass
Edge of the coin (milling) with an inscription
Series Outstanding events and people
Country USA
Release date 2020
Quality UNC

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1 Dollar American Innovation Series, Hubble Space Telescope Orbiting Earth. (Maryland). 2020 year.

The eighth American Innovative 1 Dollar coin in this series, representing Maryland, the Hubble Space Telescope in Earth orbit.

$ 1 is dedicated to the Hubble Space Telescope, which was launched into orbit in 1990.
Designed by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and launched in 1990, the Hubble Space Telescope is one of the largest and most versatile space telescopes. It is also the first to be served in space by astronauts. Teams from NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center and the Space Telescope Science Institute — both based in Maryland — fly the telescope.

Situated above the distortion of the earth's atmosphere, Hubble has an unobstructed view of the universe. Its four main instruments are observed in the ultraviolet, visible and near infrared regions of the electromagnetic spectrum.

The data transmitted by Hubble helped to clarify the age of the universe, trace the growth of galaxies, identify planets outside our solar system, study planets within our solar system, identify black holes, observe the birth and death of stars, and many other scientific discoveries.

Obverse: In the center there is depicted, in profile, the Statue of Liberty, to the left of which is the official US motto "We believe in God" ("IN GOD WE TRUST"), to the right - the face value of the coin "$ 1" ("$ 1"). At the bottom of the obverse are the designers' initials "JK" and "PH".

Reverse: depicts a telescope orbiting the Earth surrounded by a star field.

Edge: Smooth with an inscription (* In God We Trust * E Pluribus Unum * year of minting and mint stamp).

Release date: 11/23/2020

New series of 57 pieces.

The United States Mint launches the $ 1 (one dollar) coin program. A new multi-year series honoring American innovation and innovators. The $ 1 coin will be issued for each of the 50 states, the District of Columbia and five US territories - Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, the US Virgin Islands and the Northern Mariana Islands, as well as the 2018 introductory coin - the first patent.

Four new one-dollar coins with distinctive reversible designs will be issued in 4 pieces each year from 2019 to 2032 in the order in which the States ratified the United States Constitution or were admitted to the Union. Following the issuance of coins for each state, coins for the District of Columbia and territories will be issued.