Jackie Robinson Commorative Uncirculated and Proof Silver Dollar

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The Jackie Robinson Commemorative Dollar Coin was also done in silver. We already know that the sale of the Uncirculated gold Jackie Robinson coin had very low sales. But we must not overlook the fact that the silver dollar had equally poor sales results. The mintage for the Uncirculated coin minted in San Francisco was just 30,180 while the proof total was at just 110,002.

A portion of the proceeds from the sale of the coins were paid to the Jackie Robinson Foundation to support educational and leadership programs and scholarships.

Silver dollar obverse design: Depicts Robinson stealing home plate, as he did during a 1955 World Series between the New York Yankees and the Brooklyn Dodgers.

Silver dollar reverse design: Features the Jackie Robinson Foundation’s 50th anniversary logo of Robinson’s breaking the color barrier in Major League Baseball, surrounded by inscriptions highlighting two of Robinson’s other achievements: “Rookie of the Year 1947,” and “Hall of Fame 1962.” An identical 50th anniversary commemorative patch was also worn by all Major League Baseball players during the 1997 season.

Designer: Alfred Maletsky (obverse), T. James Ferrell (reverse)

Weight: 26.7300 g

Composition: 90% Silver (0.7736 ounces of silver)

Diameter: 38.1 mm

If you want to get one of the coins you can go online to several sites like Ebay and Amazon. You might want to grab one now before they increase in value.

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