Why Buy This PR70 First Strike 2020-S Basketball Hall of Fame Domed Commemorative Half Dollar with a Hall of Fame Label?
In 2020, the U.S. Mint honored the 60th anniversary of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame with domed commemorative coins in 3 denominations. This 2020-S Basketball Hall of Fame proof is a half dollar and features a clad composition. Between the uncirculated and proof finishes, a maximum of 750,000 of these half dollars will be minted.
Exquisite Basketball Symbolism
The obverse of this dome shaped coin is concave. The design here shows 3 different basketball players as they all reach for the ball while it travels through the air. A net is depicted in the background, the date and mintmark are also on this side.
The design on the reverse really fits with the convex shape of this surface. A basketball is shown as it enters the hoop, it’s just about to go through the net.
PCGS PR70 First Strike with a Hall of Fame Label
This specimen was certified by the Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) and it has a Hall of Fame label to show its grade. Since this commemorative half dollar is completely free of imperfections and it was submitted during its first 30 days of issue, it received the grade of Proof 70 and the First Strike designation.