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U.S. Mint Release Date: March 27, 2014 ~ Projected Shipping Date: April 7, 2014
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GoldProof Commemorative Five Dollar Coin
2014W National Baseball Hall of Fame
In Original U.S. Mint Box with Certificate of Authenticity
Limited Quantity of 50,00Five DollarGold Coins
The First Curved Coin from the United States Mint
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Coin Specifications ~ Curved ~Not Flat The images of the coins shown are line art renderings, and not photography of the coins. The illustrations are not actual size or in proportion.The appearance of the coins may have minor differences due to the coin production processes.
The National Baseball Hall of Fame Commemorative $5 gold, $1 silver, and one-half dollar clad coins will have a shape such that the obverse is concave and the reverse is convex. While these will be the first curved coins ever minted by the United States Mint, it did produce the curved 1973 Roberto Walker Clemente Congressional Gold Medal in honor of the late Pittsburgh Pirates star right fielder.The National Baseball Commemorative Coin Act specifically refers to modeling the coins after the convex/concave 2009 International Year of Astronomy Coins minted and issued by the Monnaie de Paris (French Mint). The United States Mint's National Baseball Hall of Fame Commemorative $5 gold, the $1 silver and one-half dollar clad coins will also be closely modeled after the Royal Australian Mint's Southern Cross curved coins.
Research and development on the curved National Baseball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coins is unprecedented in recent United States Mint history. It covered height of relief limitations; milling, turning and grinding operations; coinability issues; laser frosting and proof polishing; and proof, uncirculated and clad test strikes. During the planning phase for the minting and production of its first-ever curved coins, the Royal Australian and Perth Mints provided valuable technical insight to the United States Mint.
Specifications for theGold FiveDollar Coin:
8.359 grams nominal
90% gold, 10% alloy
50,000 across all product options
Height of Dome:
The common reverse (tails) design of each coin depicts a baseball similar to those used in Major League Baseball®. The final design, also designed and sculpted by Everhart, was approved by the Department of the Treasury on May 20, 2013, after consultation with the National Baseball Hall of Fame and U.S. Commission of Fine Arts and review by the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee. The common inscriptions on each coin's reverse are UNITED STATES OF AMERICA and E PLURIBUS UNUM. Additional inscriptions (seen below) are:
FIVE DOLLARS on theGold Coin ~ ONE DOLLAR on theSilver Dollar ~ HALF DOLLAR on the Clad coin
Gold Coin (Line Art)Silver Coin (Line Art)Clad Coin (Line Art)
Reverses of the 2014 National Baseball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coins
's Presale Policy: Presale listings generally consist of items that are sold before they are available to the general public, nor in the possession of the seller. All sellers who want to Presell any items must meet the following criteria: 1) The seller must "Guarantee that the item will be available for shipping within 30 days from the purchase date. Be sure to clearly state this information in each listing." 2) The seller must "Clearly indicate in the listing that the item is a presale item." 3) The seller must include "The handling time specified in each listing should reflect the time from the end of the listing until the item is shipped to the buyer. Seller must be sure to specify the correct handling time in each listing.
Additional Information: Although the U.S. Mint has announced the release dateshown above, the U.S. Mint also reserves the right to cancel any release date of any coin at anytime. Therefore, this seller must also cancel the projected shipping date in this listing, and the following will occur upon notification from the seller: 1) The buyer may elect to receive a refund forthe purchaseeffected by the release date cancellation. 2) Or, the buyer may elect to wait until the new release date is determined and proceed with making the decision whether to proceed with the sale, or to receive a refund.
In either case the seller promises to notify each buyer with the cancellation information and the new projected release date. Buy or offer with confidence in any of our Presale Listings, as we will not forget you, and your coin(s) will be promptly shipped in accordance with the rules and regulations. We have been preselling on for the last few years and have maintained a 100% response rating given to us by our satisfied Customers.
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On Mar-22-14 at 03:50:23 PDT, seller added the following information:
The is a typing mistake in the body of this listing:
Limited Quantity of 50,00 . . . . It should read 50,000