The baseball-coin bar has been raised.
coins, paired with hand-signed autographs of players that include Cal Ripken, Jr., Ernie Banks and Reggie Jackson, were listed by L&C Coins on its website this week.
signed coins of the $5 gold variety are priced at $2,500 (those
autographed by Dennis Eckersley, Tony LaRussa and Frank Thomas), $2,800 (those signed by Banks),
and $3,000 (those signed by Ripken and Jackson).
L&C’s website are silver $1 Hall of Fame baseball coins signed by
the same players. Those coins range in price from $225 to $450.
Those looking to spend less by sacrificing the autograph
authenticity can pick up NGC-rated coins with printed replica
ModernCoinMart is selling silver 50 cent and $1
baseball coins with replica signatures of Ripken, Jackson, Tommy Lasorda, Nolan Ryan and Johnny Bench. The listed coins range in price
from $79 to $289.