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Basketball Fans Should Own This Uniquely Shaped 125 Year Anniversary Coin

James Naismith of Almonte, Ontario invented basketball in 1891...to keep athletes active during the cold winter months while teaching physical education at the International Young Men’s Christian Training School in Springfield, Massachusetts. To celebrate that occasion, the Royal Canadian Mint is now selling a colourized coin with a convex reverse side to depict the likeness of a basketball.

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