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Why Make This PR69 First Strike 2022 Negro Leagues Baseball Commemorative Proof Half Dollar the Next Addition to Your Collection?
The U.S. Mint's modern commemorative coin program began in the early 1980s and since then they have helped to raise awareness and funds for a wide variety of noble causes. In 1920, the Negro National League was founded, which was the first of the major Negro Leagues Baseball organizations. In honor of the 100th anniversary of the Negro National League, the U.S. Mint has issued 2022 Negro Leagues Baseball commemorative coins. This half dollar was struck at the San Francisco Mint.
Negro Leagues Baseball Players and Bus
Obverse: If you're looking for the date, it's located on the coin's obverse. The design on this side shows a player with his bat ready. Below him, there is a Negro Leagues bus. These buses also frequently served as shelter for the players when they were refused service by local establishments.
Reverse: The face value is displayed on the reverse in the lower portion of the design. The central portion shows five players standing loosely together.
PCGS PR69 First Strike
Since this specimen was submitted to the Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) during its first 30 days of issue, it was assigned the First Strikes (FS) designation. The grade of Proof 69 indicates that this proof half dollar is nearly free of imperfections.
Order today, this PCGS PR69 First Strike 2022 Negro Leagues Baseball commemorative proof half dollar could be yours!
This 2022 Negro Leagues Baseball Commemorative Clad Half Dollar Proof Coin PCGS PR69 FS 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|