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Why Order This MS70 FDI 2019 Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Copper Medal?
In 1969, the United States became the first nation to send a man to the moon. Neil Armstrong was the first to leave the shuttle as the world watched. This copper medal was created to honor the 50th anniversary of this historic moment. It was struck by Sunshine Minting and has an antiqued finish. If you aren't familiar with Sunshine Minting, they're one of the most trusted private mints in the United States.
Based on Original Apollo 11 Designs
The designs displayed on this medal are based on the original 1969 Robbins medals that were made for the mission. The bald eagle design on the obverse is based on the Apollo 11 mission patch. Earth is pictured in the background and the eagle is just above the moon's surface.
The 50th anniversary dates are inscribed on the reverse. The central portion of this side is inscribed with the major dates of the mission. The upper portion is inscribed with the last names of the Apollo 11 astronauts.
Perfect MS70 FDI from NGC
The Numismatic Guaranty Corporation was chosen to certify this medal. No imperfections could be found when it was examined. That's why it was awarded a perfect Mint State 70 grade. Additionally, because these medals were received by NGC within 24 hours of the official release, they have met the strict requirements for the coveted First Day of Issue designation. This has been noted on the NGC label.
This NGC MS70 FDI 2019 Apollo 11 50th Anniversary copper medal could be a part of your collection, don't miss out.
|Year of Issue:||1969-2019|
|Release Type:||First Day of Issue|
|Display Weight:||1 oz|
|Weight in Grams:||31.1035 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||1 oz|
|Obverse Design:||Apollo 11 Patch Design|
|Reverse Design:||Astronaut Names and Mission Dates|
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