Why add the 2022 Negro Leagues Baseball Commemorative Silver Dollar Proof Coin BU OGP to your collection?
This spectacular 2022 Negro Leagues Baseball Commemorative Silver Dollar Proof Coin in the Original Government Packaging should be the next addition to your high quality collection! This issue is part of the United States Mint’s 2022 Negro Leagues Baseball commemorative coin program that celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Negro National League being formed. The League allowed African Americans to play ball during a time when they were banned from other major leagues.
- The coin was struck to proof quality at the famed Philadelphia Mint.
- The coin was struck on a 99.9% pure silver blank that weighs .859 troy ounces.
- No more than 400,000 Silver Dollars across all options will be issued in this program.
- The coin bears a legal tender face value of $1.
Proof Dollar Honors Historic Negro League
Obverse: The obverse depicts a pitcher throwing a baseball, as seen by a batter or catcher. The pitcher is encircled by a baseball stitching border. “IN GOD WE TRUST” “2022” and “LIBERTY” appear as inscriptions. The obverse designer was Matt Swaim, of the A.I.P. and sculpted by Eric David Custer.
Reverse: The reverse design shows the opposite end of the pitch as it is approaching the plate, this time from the pitcher’s point of view. The baseball is shown approaching the batter, catcher and umpire. “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA” “$1” and “E PLURIBUS UNUM” appear as inscriptions. The reverse designer was Don Everhart of the A.I.P. and was sculpted by Craig Campbell, a U.S. Mint Medallic Artist.
Gorgeous Proof Silver Dollar in Original Packaging
Proof coins are created by special polishing of the planchets and dies before their multi-strike process. These miraculous coins are known for their excellent eye appeal, stunning mint luster and may feature cameo contrast. The coin is protects by a plastic capsule. This coin will arrive in a display box and has a certificate of authenticity.