2020 Commemorative Basketball Coin(s)

Discussion in 'Coin Chat' started by Silverhouse, Jul 19, 2019.

  1. Silverhouse

    Silverhouse Well-Known Member

    Last edited: Jul 19, 2019
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  3. MeowtheKitty

    MeowtheKitty Well-Known Member

    Another domed coin?
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  4. Legomaster1

    Legomaster1 Cointalk Patron

    I have to agree. I looked at the designs, and...
    Well, they just doesn’t seem like designs that would look good on a coin.
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  5. Santinidollar

    Santinidollar Supporter! Supporter

    From my view, those are all a big pass as far as my wallet goes. They kinda just sit there.
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  6. PlanoSteve

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    Yikes! Out of 20 designs, you would think there would be at least one that stood out! It's tough to make those look good on a coin. There is one I like most; another 2 are ok, but the rest...sheesh!!! :banghead::banghead::banghead:
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  7. Islander80-83

    Islander80-83 Well-Known Member

    This kind of stuff coming out of the United States Mint is embarrassing to me as an American!! I guess it's all about making money. Is there a Mint Chief Engraver or are CAD's Computer Aided Design doing the work? You or I could design better coins!! I hope Mint Management monitors this forum! :hilarious:
  8. Santinidollar

    Santinidollar Supporter! Supporter

    Another example of a modern Mint offering better suited for the Sunday comics than a coin collection.
  9. Oldhoopster

    Oldhoopster It seemed like a good idea at the time.

    I think there are a couple good designs, but I may be a little biased :happy:
  10. Islander80-83

    Islander80-83 Well-Known Member

    ...or another USPS stamp!
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  11. Santinidollar

    Santinidollar Supporter! Supporter

    Maybe that’s what they remind me of: a design better suited for a postage stamp!
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  12. gronnh20

    gronnh20 Well-Known Member

    Did anyone ever have a Spirograph as a kid?

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  13. LakeEffect

    LakeEffect Average Circulated

    The winning design has been announced. Another case of a common design carried across all 3 coins. All of you who had design #19 in your office pool can collect your winnings! I won't be a buyer :yuck:
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  14. PlanoSteve

    PlanoSteve Well-Known Member

    I'll wait until the lacrosse coins come out!
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  15. Santinidollar

    Santinidollar Supporter! Supporter

    No danger.....

    ....of my money being spent on that garbage.

    In fact, I find the obverse to be pandering, offensive and totally ignorant when it comes to the history of the game.
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  17. CoinCorgi

    CoinCorgi Derp, derp, derp!

    Ultimate Frisbee for me.
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  19. Islander80-83

    Islander80-83 Well-Known Member

    Where's the dislike button? Oh, there it is.......
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  20. ljkvette

    ljkvette Member

    it is not attractive at all. I'll pass
  21. C-B-D

    C-B-D U.S. Type Coins or death!

    I really like it. In fact, it was my favorite. Good message, good design elements, etc. I had convinced myself they wouldn't chose that one, though, because they usually opt for the simpler designs.
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