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Negro Leagues Baseball 2022 Three-Coin Proof Set

$725.00

Denomination:Five-DollarsDollarHalf Dollar
Finish:ProofProofProof
Composition:90% Gold,
6% Silver,
Balance Copper
99.9% Silver8.33% Nickel,
Balance Copper
Weight:0.243 troy oz.0.859 troy oz.11.340 grams
Diameter:0.850 inch/
21.60 mm
1.500 inches/
38.10 mm
1.205 inches/
30.61 mm
Edge:ReededReededReeded
Mint and Mint Mark:West Point – WPhiladelphia – PSan Francisco – S

 

  • Standard product sales will be in effect for pre-orders at noon (ET) on January 6, 2022, until the expected shipping date of April 27, 2022.
  • Introductory pricing will be in effect for single coin options starting at noon (ET) on January 6, 2022, with regular pricing starting February 7, 2022, at 3:00 PM (ET).
  • Please make sure your credit card is not scheduled to expire prior to the shipping date to ensure prompt delivery of your order.
  • Coins minted at the Philadelphia, West Point and San Francisco Mint
  • Accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity

Description

Negro Leagues Baseball 2022 Three-Coin Proof Set The Negro Leagues Baseball Commemorative Coins are being minted in honor of the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the Negro National League, a professional baseball league formed in response to African-American players being banned from the major leagues. Public Law 116-209, which authorized the commemorative coin program, requires the coins to be emblematic of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum and its mission to promote tolerance, diversity, and inclusion.

Gold Coin
Obverse: Features a portrait of player, manager and executive, Andrew “Rube” Foster with his signature. Foster established the Negro National League in a meeting held at the Paseo YMCA in Kansas City, Missouri, in 1920. Inscriptions are “NEGRO LEAGUES BASEBALL,” “IN GOD WE TRUST,” “2022,” and “LIBERTY.”

Reverse: Depicts the gesture of tipping one’s cap, an important sign of respect for players. Inscriptions are “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,” “THEIR LEGACY PLAYS ON,” “$5,” and “E PLURIBUS UNUM.”

Surcharges in the amount of $35 for each $5 gold coin sold are authorized to be paid to the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum for educational and outreach programs and exhibits.

Silver Dollar
Obverse: A depiction of a pitcher in mid-throw with the baseball in the foreground and baseball stitching as a border. Inscriptions are “IN GOD WE TRUST,” “2022,” and “LIBERTY.”

Reverse: Depicts a player’s eye view of a pitch being delivered to the catcher at the plate. Inscriptions are “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,” “$1,” and “E PLURIBUS UNUM.”

Surcharges in the amount of $10 for each silver dollar coin sold are authorized to be paid to the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum for educational and outreach programs and exhibits.

Half Dollar
Obverse: Depicts a Negro Leagues tour bus that served as their home on the road when players were refused entry to hotels and restaurants. The batter exemplifies the determination to play the game he loves, regardless of challenging circumstances. Inscriptions are “IN GOD WE TRUST,” “LIBERTY,” “2022,” and “NEGRO LEAGUES BASEBALL.”

Reverse: This design shows a group of five Negro Leagues Baseball players. Inscriptions are “E PLURIBUS UNUM,” “HALF DOLLAR,” and “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.”

Surcharges in the amount of $5 for each half dollar coin sold are authorized to be paid to the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum for educational and outreach programs and exhibits.