1995-S 50C Baseball, DC PR70DC

CERTIFICATION#: 14635095
PCGS#: 9711

Owner's Comments

1995-S Clad Half Dollar PR70DCAM: Baseball { PCGS-3 } (Mar'2010) Mintage: 118,087 (proof) A competitive Olympic sports action piece depicting an umpire, catcher and batter brought to life by heavily frosted devices and created to remember the Games in Atlanta'96.

Expert Comments

Jaime Hernandez: The 1995-S Baseball Proof Half Dollar was issued to commemorate the Atlanta Centennial Olympic Baseball games.

Obverse: The obverse of the coin depicts a baseball hitter, a catcher and an umpire who are participating in the Olympic Games. The obverse of the coin features the inscriptions, LIBERTY, USA, 1995, and IN GOD WE TRUST.   Reverse: The reverse of the coin displays an outer ring with the inscriptions, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, and HALF DOLLAR. Towards the middle of the design it features the Olympics logo and the inscriptions, 100, Atlanta and E PLURIBUS UNUM.   Issue Price: The Mint initially offered the coins at a pre-sale price of $11.50 each. After the pre-sale, the coins regular price was $12.50 each.   Overview: In 1995 the Mint offered three different Commemorative Halves. It offered the Civil War, Basketball and Baseball Half Dollars. It also offered a Special Olympics Dollar. Finally, it also offered a $5 Civil War, Torch Runner, Stadium, and Flag. All different designs and denominations were struck in both Mint State and Proof format.   Public Law: The 1995-S Baseball Proof Half Dollar was struck under Public Law: 102-390.  

 

Diameter: 30.60 millimeters Designer: Edgar Z. Steever/T. James Ferrell Edge: Reeded
Mintage: 118,087 Weight: 11.34 grams Metal Content: 75% Copper, 25% Nickel over a pure Copper center

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