Why does this perfectly graded First Releases 2020-P Basketball Hall of Fame Commemorative Silver Dollar coin deserve a place in your collection?
Release of this U.S. Mint commemorative coin is a tribute to the game of basketball, its creator Dr. James Naismith, and the Hall of Fame established in his memory. Struck from 0.8594 Troy oz. of .999 fine silver at the Philadelphia Mint, the coin is domed in shape. Mintage of the 38.1 mm diameter coin is limited to 400,000.
Designs Inspired by Moments in the Game
Three athletes each lunge for an airborne basketball on the concave obverse by Justin Kunz and Michael Gaudioso. “LIBERTY,” “2020,” “IN GOD WE TRUST” and the Mint mark “P” are inscribed across the distinctive basketball net background.
The domed reverse created by Donna Weaver and Phebe Hemphill features a basketball net and rim, with an amazingly textured ball hovering above. Inscribed “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,” “E PLURIBUS UNUM” and “ONE DOLLAR.”
Gorgeous Mint State 70 with NGC First Releases Label
This 2020-P Silver Dollar bullion coin honoring the Basketball Hall of Fame was submitted for review to Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) within thirty days of its April 4, 2020 release, qualifying for the First Releases designation. Earning the grade of Mint State 70, the domed coin features a perfect strike, paired with flawless surfaces. The coin is presented in a labeled NGC protective holder.