Basketball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin Program Background. On December 21, 1891, a young physical education instructor named Dr. James Naismith introduced the game of... About the Competition. As required by the Public Law, the Mint invited American artists to design a common obverse image... ...
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The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame was founded in 1959 to honor and celebrate basketball’s greatest moments and people. Located in Springfield, Massachusetts, the birthplace of basketball, the museum honors more than three hundred Hall of Fame inductees and more than one hundred years of basketball history.
United States Mint Opens Sales for 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin Program on June 4 May 15, 2020 WASHINGTON – Products in the United States Mint (Mint) 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin Program will go on sale June 4 at noon Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).
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On June 4, 2020, the United States Mint will launch its Basketball Hall of Fame commemorative coin program which is being issued to mark the 60 th anniversary of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Massachusetts. The coins will include clad half dollars, silver dollars and $5 gold coins, including some special, limited issue versions and the first colorized coins to ever be released by the Mint-- all struck in a domed shape so that they physically resemble a basketball.
Representatives of the United States Mint and the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame unveiled designs for the basketball commemorative coins on September 6, 2019, at Symphony Hall in Springfield, Massachusetts. (Photo credit: Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.)
United States Mint unveils 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame coin designs. Springfield, MA — The United States Mint unveiled designs for the 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame Coin Program today during the 2019 Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony at Springfield Symphony Hall.
Located in Springfield, Massachusetts, the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame is an independent non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to promoting, preserving and celebrating the game of basketball at every level. The Hall of Fame has more than 400 inductees and 40,000 sq. ft. of basketball history. Nearly 200,000 people visit the Hall of Fame museum each year to learn about the game, experience the interactive exhibits and test their skills on the Jerry Colangelo "Court of Dreams."