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Why Make This PF70 First Releases 2020-W Basketball Hall of Fame Commemorative $5 Gold Proof the Next Addition to Your Collection?
The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame was founded in 1959. In 2020, the U.S. Mint released a range of basketball themed commemoratives to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Basketball Hall of Fame. The $5 Basketball Hall of Fame gold proof shown here was struck at the West Point branch of the U.S. Mint. A maximum of 50,000 $5 gold commemoratives will be minted.
Curved Surfaces with Basketball Designs
The obverse features the work of Justin Kunz, who is part of the U.S. Mint's Artistic Infusion Program. This design shows 3 players who represent diversity, which is one of many qualities basketball embraces. The web of a basketball net fills the background behind them.
The design on the reverse includes a basketball hoop and a basketball. It shows the ball going through the hoop from a very close view.
NGC Certified PF70 First Releases
This coin received the First Releases designation, which indicates it was submitted to the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) within 30 days of its official release date. After a thorough examination, it was awarded the grade of Proof 70 for its perfect condition.
Order while you can, this NGC PF70 First Releases 2020-W Basketball Hall of Fame $5 commemorative gold proof could be yours.
This 2020-W $5 Basketball Hall of Fame Gold Proof Coin NGC PF70 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|
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Current commemorative coin mintage chart. Figures accurate as of 1/16/2022.