Why purchase this perfectly struck 2020-P Silver Dollar Proof coin commemorating the Basketball Hall of Fame?
The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame was established in honor of the game’s creator, Dr. James Naismith. The U.S. Mint has issued this dome shaped silver dollar coin to commemorate the 60th Anniversary of the Hall. Struck at the Philadelphia Mint from 0.8594 Troy oz. of .999 fine silver, mintage of the 2020 dated proof coin is limited to 400,000 across all product options.
Exceptionally Detailed Commemorative Design
The concave shaped obverse features a basketball net, with three players stretching for the ball in the foreground. The design credited to Justin Kunz and Michael Gaudioso includes the inscriptions “LIBERTY,” “2020,” “IN GOD WE TRUST” and “P.”
The reverse is domed, featuring Donna Weaver and Phebe Hemphill’s interpretation of a basketball in the fraction of a second before passing through the net. Inscribed “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,” “E PLURIBUS UNUM” and “ONE DOLLAR.”
Flawless Proof 70 with First Strike Hall of Fame Label
This Silver Dollar 2020-P Basketball Hall of Fame Commemorative Proof Coin was determined to be in perfect Proof 70 condition by Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS). The impressive domed proof is encapsulated in a PCGS protective holder affixed with a specially designed Hall of Fame style First Strike certification label, which indicates that the coin was submitted to the grading service for review within the first thirty days of release.