Negro Leagues Baseball 2022 Three-Coin Proof Set
|99.9% Silver||8.33% Nickel,
|Weight:||0.243 troy oz.||0.859 troy oz.||11.340 grams|
|Mint and Mint Mark:||West Point – W||Philadelphia – P||San 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
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.