Mint's Commemorative Coin Program for 2022 includes a series of coins dedicated to the Negro National League (NNL), the first successful professional baseball league for African American and Latin American athletes. The NNL was established in 1920, during an era of segregated play of the sport, founded by former baseball player Andrew "Rube" Foster. Foster was posthumously inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1981, the first pioneer or executive of the NNL to receive such a recognition.This 2022 Negro Leagues Baseball Gold Commemorative Coin is a product of the West Point Mint. The coin carries a legal tender value of five U.
The coin is minted with a lustrous proof finish. The 21.59 mm diameter coin is struck from 0.243 Troy oz. The coin will arrive in its original Mint package. Obverse: On the obverse, founder of the Negro Nation League, Rube Foster, is depicted, with a replication of his signature located beneath the lapel of his suit jacket. The portrait is accompanied by the inscriptions "NEGRO LEAGUE BASEBALL, " "IN GOD WE TRUST, " "2022" and LIBERTY.
Reverse: The reverse illustrates a time-honored symbol of respect among baseball players, a hand tipping a cap, beside the phrase "THEIR LEGACY PLAYS ON, " inscribed in Art Deco style typography. Expect the coin to possess a superior quality strike, featuring exceptionally detailed exceptional frosted design elements with highly polished mirrored backgrounds. The gold proof coin is encapsulated and presented in its original package, which consists of an elegant Mint branded clamshell display case, accompanied by a themed Certificate of Authenticity and an illustrated protective slip cover. Please, see photos of the actual item you will get.This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins: US\Commemorative\Modern Gold (1984-Now)". The seller is "flrock" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.