The Negro Leagues Baseball Commemorative Coins are being minted in honor of the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the Negro National League, a professional baseball league formed in response to African-American players being banned from the major leagues. Public Law 116-209, which authorized the commemorative coin program, requires the coins to be emblematic of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum and its mission to promote tolerance, diversity, and inclusion. Obverse: Features a portrait of player, manager and executive, Andrew "Rube" Foster with his signature. Foster established the Negro National League in a meeting held at the Paseo YMCA in Kansas City, Missouri, in 1920. Inscriptions are "NEGRO LEAGUES BASEBALL, " "IN GOD WE TRUST, " "2022, " and LIBERTY.Reverse: Depicts the gesture of tipping one's cap, an important sign of respect for players. Obverse: A depiction of a pitcher in mid-throw with the baseball in the foreground and baseball stitching as a border.
Inscriptions are "IN GOD WE TRUST, " "2022, " and LIBERTY. Reverse: Depicts a player's eye view of a pitch being delivered to the catcher at the plate.
Obverse: Depicts a Negro Leagues tour bus that served as their home on the road when players were refused entry to hotels and restaurants. The batter exemplifies the determination to play the game he loves, regardless of challenging circumstances. Inscriptions are "IN GOD WE TRUST, " "LIBERTY, " "2022, " and NEGRO LEAGUES BASEBALL.
Reverse: This design shows a group of five Negro Leagues Baseball players. Inscriptions are "E PLURIBUS UNUM, " "HALF DOLLAR, " and UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. 90% Gold, 6% Silver, Balance Copper. 8.33% Nickel, Balance Copper. 0.850 inch/ 21.60 mm.1.500 inches/ 38.10 mm. 1.205 inches/ 30.61 mm. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins: US\Proof Sets". The seller is "jian010" and is located in this country: US.
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