2022-W Negro Leagues Baseball $5 Gold Commemorative Proof Coin NGC PF70 UC FR

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Why add the 2022 Negro Leagues Baseball $5 Gold Commemorative Coin NGC PF70 FR to your collection?

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) graded this 2022 Negro Leagues Baseball $5 Gold Commemorative Coin at the spectacular Proof 70 (PF 70) level. Released as part of the United States Mint’s 2022 Negro Baseball Leagues commemorative series, this piece is part of a limit of no more than 50,000 issues across all $5 gold options.

  • The coin features the coveted First Releases (FR) designation.
  • This issue celebrates the significance of Baseball’s Historic Negro League.
  • The coin was struck on a .900 fine gold planchet that weighs .243 troy ounces.
  • The coin bears a legal tender $5 face value.
  • The coin bears the iconic “W” mint mark and was struck at the West Point Mint.

Design Honors Baseball Great

Obverse: The obverse features the portrait of baseball great and Negro League founder Rube Foster. His signature is depicted on the lower right of the coin. The obverse was designed by Laurie Musser of the Mint’s Artistic Infusion Program.

Reverse: The reverse design features a baseball hat being tipped, or raised in a sign of thanks and respect. The inscription “Their Legacy Plays On” is the inscription that dominates the reverse. The reverse was designed by Donna Weaver, a seasoned artist who participates in the Mint’s A.I.P.

Flawless PF 70 FR

Coins that receive the First Releases (FR) designation are evaluated and graded within 30 days of their release date. Coins graded at the Proof 70 (PF 70) level have no flaws. They have all of the positive attributes of numismatic items and none of the negative conditions. These coins have lustrous original surfaces, sharp and full design details, an exemplary strike and astounding eye appeal.

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Additional information

Brand/Mint

U.S. Mint

Certification

NGC

Composition

Gold

Core

White

Country of Manufacture

United States

Diameter

21.6mm

Edge Design

Reeded

Grade

PF70

Metal Type

Gold

Mint Mark

West Point

Reverse Designer

Donna Weaver

Shape

Round

Strike Type

Proof

Metal Content

.243 oz

Year

2022

Denomination

$5

Issuing Country

United States