Enter your contact information below to alert one of our representatives and someone will contact you within 1 business day.
Why add the 2022 Negro Leagues Baseball Commemorative Clad Half Dollar Coin PCGS MS70 FS to your collection?
Professional Grading Service (PCGS graded this 2022 Negro Leagues Baseball Commemorative Clad Half Dollar Coin at the topmost grade of Mint State 70 (MS70) and awarded it the First Strikes (FS) designation. Issued as part of the United States Mint's 2022 Negro Leagues Baseball commemorative program, no more than 400,000 half dollars will be issued across all options. The program is celebrating the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Negro National League which was formed in response to major leagues at the time prohibiting African Americans from playing.
Negro Leagues Honored in the Designs
Obverse: The obverse of the coin depicts a Negro Leagues batter showing grit in the batting stance. "IN GOD WE TRUST," "LIBERTY," "2022," and "NEGRO LEAGUES BASEBALL" are the coin's inscriptions. Chris Costello of the Mint's A.I.P. served as designer and U.S. Mint's Medallic Artist John P. McGraw served as sculptor.
Reverse: The reverse of the coin depicts five Negro Leagues Baseball players in baseball uniforms typical of the 1920s. "E PLURIBUS UNUM," "HALF DOLLAR," and "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA" are the coin's inscriptions. Justin Kunz of the Mint's A.I.P. served as designer and U.S. Mint's Medallic Artist Engraver Phebe Hemphill served as sculptor.
Coins that receive the First Strikes (FS) designation are well recognized examples that were graded within 30 days of their first availability. Mint State coins are uncirculated examples. Coins that betray no sign of abuse, misuse, friction or mishandling and exhibiting excellent positive characteristics like abundant mint luster, eye appeal and sharp design details, earn the top grade available, (Mint State) MS70.
Add this stunning 2022 Negro Leagues Baseball Commemorative Clad Half Dollar Coin that was graded MS70 and awarded the FS designation from PCGS to your ModernCoinMart order today.
This 2022-D Negro Leagues Baseball Commemorative Clad Half Dollar 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|
|Release Type:||First Strike|
|Weight in Grams:||11.34 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||0.3646 oz|
|Legal Tender:||United States|
|Obverse Design:||Batter and Negro Leagues Bus|
|Reverse Design:||Baseball Players|
|Reverse Designer/Engraver:||Justin Kunz and Phebe Hemphill|
|Obverse Designer/Engraver:||Chris Costello and John P. McGraw|