United States Mint is accepting orders for the Negro Leagues commemorative baseball program on January 6th
The United States Mint (Mint) will open sales for the Negro Leagues 2022 Commemorative Baseball Coin Program on Jan. 6 at 12 p.m. EST.
WASHINGTON – The United States Mint will open sales for the Negro Leagues 2022 Commemorative Baseball Coin Program on January 6th at 12 noon EST. This program commemorates the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Negro National League, a professional baseball league founded in response to the ban on African American players from the major leagues of baseball. Public Law 116-209 directs the United States Mint (Mint) to manufacture $ 5 gold coins, $ 1 silver coins, and half-dollar clad coins as part of the program. Product options, prices, and order limits are listed below. Click on each product option to set up a REMINDER ME alert.
The Jackie Robinson Silver Medal bears the same design as the Jackie Robinson Congressional Gold Medal, which was awarded by the Mint in accordance with 2003. was produced Public Law 108-101who honored Robinson as a great baseball, civil rights activist, and political activist. The coin and medal set is limited to 15,000 units and can be ordered during a 30-day window.
The secret sign silver dollar has a secret sign on the face of the coin to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Negro League baseball in 2020. This product is limited to 20,000 pieces and can be ordered during a 30-day window.
“Just as this game connects families and communities across the country every day, the mint connects Americans through coins,” said United States Mint Assistant Director Ventris C. Gibson. “It is now our great privilege to connect America with the extraordinary legacy of Negro League Baseball.”
The Mint sets the prices for the gold product options according to the Numismatic Gold, Commemorative Gold and Platinum Product Prices table available here. Introductory prices are valid until February 7, 2022 at 3:00 p.m. EST, after which regular prices apply. The household order limits are for 24 hours.
Surcharges of $ 35 for each $ 5 gold coin sold; $ 10 for every dollar of silver sold; and $ 5 for every half dollar sold are eligible to be paid out to the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum to support its mission to promote tolerance, diversity and inclusion.
“The Negro Leagues Baseball Museum is pleased to be working with the United States Mint on the release of these historic coins that beautifully capture the Negro Leagues’ winning spirit,” said Bob Kendrick, president of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum. “We hope that collectors and baseball fans alike will purchase these coins and support the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum’s efforts to ensure that the legacy and important lessons of Negro Leagues life live on,” said Kendrick.
The mint accepts orders at catalog.usmint.gov/ and 1-800-USA-MINT (872-6468). Hearing and speech impaired customers with TTY devices can order at 1-888-321-MINT. For information on shipping options, see catalog.usmint.gov/customer-service/shipping.html.
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Congress established the United States Mint in 1792, and the Mint became part of the Department of the Treasury in 1873. As the only manufacturer of legal tender coins in the nation, the Mint is responsible for the manufacture of circulation coins for the nation’s trade and commerce. The mint also manufactures numismatic products, including test, non-circulation and commemorative coins; Congress Gold Medals; Silver and bronze medals; and silver and gold bullion coins. The numismatic programs are self-supporting and free of charge for the taxpayer.
Note: To ensure that all members of the public have fair and equal access to United States Mint products, the United States Mint does not accept orders placed before the official sales date on January 6, 2022 at. were abandoned at noon EST.
To reduce the risk of employees being exposed to COVID-19 in the workplace, the mint’s sales centers are closed until further notice. Please use the United States Mint catalog page https://catalog.usmint.gov/ as the primary source for the most up-to-date information on product and service status.
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