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The World Baseball Classic™ tournament brings the best professional baseball players from around the world to one exciting international tournament. The first World Baseball Classic tournament was held in 2006 and the second in 2009. In both events, Japan emerged the victor. The third World Baseball Classic tournament, in March 2013, will have number of participating countries. This participation promises to be a major highlight for sports fans and baseball lovers around the globe.
This truly international event has had qualifying rounds in Germany, Panama, Taiwan and the United States. The growing number of participating countries attests to the global appeal of the World Baseball Classic tournament and underscores the growing popularity of baseball around the world.
Your coin is a beautiful addition to any collection, including those featuring sports and Canadiana! Order yours today!
• A MINT FIRST! Your chance to own our first produced baseball coin series!
• Your coin is part of the officially licensed Coin Program of the 2013 World Baseball Classic tournament.
• Your coin is part of a 7-coin program featuring coins celebrating the game of baseball.
• Your coin is 1/4 ounce fine gold (99% pure) - GST/HST exempt!
• Limited to 3,500 coins worldwide!
Your coin was designed by Canadian artist Steve Hepburn and features a stylized baseball diamond, the four bases and pitcher's mound represented by classic symbols. The bottom of the diamond image is overlaid with two crisscrossed baseball bats. The entire image is layered over an abstract circling form that symbolizes the speed, skill and international inclusiveness associated with the tournament and is flanked on the right side by the official logo of the World Baseball Classic tournament. Engraved text on the reverse image's polished gold background includes "75 Dollars," and "2013".
Your coin is encapsulated and presented in a Royal Canadian Mint-branded maroon clamshell case lined with flock and protected by a custom sleeve.
A thoughtful gift for baseball lovers and sports buffs!
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