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2022-W Negro Leagues Baseball $5 Gold Commemorative Coin PCGS MS70 First Strike Flag Label

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Why add the 2022 Negro Leagues Baseball $5 Gold Commemorative Coin PCGS MS70 FS to your collection?

This 2022 Negro Leagues Baseball $5 Gold Commemorative Coin has been authenticated and graded by Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) at the perfect level: of Mint State 70 (MS70). In 2022 the United States Mint is releasing several coins to honor the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Negro National League, a professional baseball league that that was established during a time when most major leagues would not allow African Americans to play ball. No more than 50,000 of this stunning gold coin will ever be issued, including its Proof counterpart.

  • This issue was encapsulated and preserved for the enjoyment of future generations of collectors with the sought after First Strikes (FS) designation.
  • This issue marks the importance of the Negro National League.
  • The coin weighs .243 troy ounces.
  • The coin has a face value of $5.
  • The coin was struck at the West Point branch of the U.S. Mint.

Design Honors Baseball Great

Obverse: The obverse of this remarkable coin features the image of Negro National League founder Rube Foster. His iconic signature appears to the lower right of the portrait.

Reverse: The reverse design features a hand tipping a hat. This gesture is a historic sign of respect and gratitude. The phrase "Their Legacy Plays On" appears as the dominant design inscription.

MS70 FS Perfection

Mint State 70 (MS 70) coins are determined to be without flaws when examined under magnification. They exhibit the positive traits of original surfaces and stunning mint luster as well as full design details due to the perfect strike and often posses unrivaled eye appeal. First Strikes (FS) coins are graded within 30 days of issue.

The sought after MS70 grade from PCGS makes this 2022 Negro Leagues Baseball $5 Gold Commemorative Coin featuring the FS designation a compelling choice for your collection. Order yours from ModernCoinMart today.

This 2022-W Negro Leagues Baseball $5 Gold Commemorative Coin PCGS MS70 FS Flag Label 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:2022
Mint:U.S. Mint
Mint Mark:W
Branch:West Point
Grading Service:PCGS
Release Type:First Strike
Finish:Mint State
Label/Signature:Flag Label
Weight in Grams:7.56 g
Weight in Ounces:0.2431 oz
Diameter:38.1 mm
Country:United States
Legal Tender:United States
Obverse Design:Rube Foster and Signature
Reverse Design:Cap
Reverse Designer/Engraver:Donna Weaver and Eric David Custer
Obverse Designer/Engraver:Laurie Musser and Phebe Hemphill
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