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Why Order This MS69 First Releases 2020-W $5 Basketball Hall of Fame Commemorative Gold Coin?
While some are not aware of it, the game of basketball was actually created in the United States in the late 1800s. In 2020, the U.S. Mint issued a variety of commemorative coins to honor the 60th anniversary of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. This 2020-W Basketball Hall of Fame gold commemorative has a face value of $5 and an uncirculated finish. No more than 50,000 will be struck.
Detailed Basketball Design
The date is located on the obverse. The design on this side of the coin shows 3 players simultaneously reaching for the ball. The inside of a basketball net can be seen in the background behind them.
The face value is located on the reverse along with "E PLURIBUS UNUM" and "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA." This design by Donna Weaver shows a basketball just before it passes through the net.
NGC MS69 First Releases
The Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) was chosen to certify this coin. It was assigned the grade of Mint State 69 and the First Releases designation. These indicate this specimen is nearly flawless and it was submitted within 30 days of its release date.
Order while you have the chance, this NGC MS69 First Releases 2020-W Basketball Hall of Fame $5 gold commemorative could be a part of your collection.
This 2020-W $5 Basketball Hall of Fame Gold Coin NGC MS69 FR is proudly minted by the U.S. Mint. The United States Mint was founded in 1792 and manufactures circulating, collectible, and bullion coinage.
|Year of Issue:||2020|
|Release Type:||First Releases|
|Weight in Grams:||8.359 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||0.2688 oz|
|Legal Tender:||United States|
|Obverse Design:||Three Players reaching for the ball|
Recently retiring from the U.S. Mint towards the end of 2020, Michael Gaudioso crafted numerous designs himself and from other United States Mint artists. Most notably, Michael Gaudioso is responsible for sculpting Emily Damstra’s new Type 2 Silver Eagle reverse design of 2021.