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Why buy this 1 oz Silver 2019 Apollo 11 Round?
In July of 1969, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin made history by becoming the first men ever to set foot on the moon. The accomplishment was important not just in terms of human exploration of space but also as a Cold War Space Race victory over the Soviet Union. It came at a crucial time following the Soviet launch of the first ever satellite and first ever manned mission into space. This round was privately minted to mark the 50th anniversary of the achievement. Struck from 1 troy oz of .999 fine silver, it is perfect for patriotic collectors, those with an interest in space exploration, and those looking for inspiration as they pursue their own big goals.
Iconic Mission Patch Design
The obverse design is based on the mission patch of Apollo 11. "APOLLO 11" is inscribed at the top. Below, a bird carrying a branch lands on the surface of the moon. Earth is visible in space in the distance.
The lunar module stands on the surface of the moon on the reverse. Armstrong and Aldrin landed in the craft. A rim frame bears several inscriptions, including "NASA," the anniversary dates, "1969" and "2019," and the weight and purity of the round.
Add this striking 2019 1 oz Silver Apollo 11 Round to your collection today!
|Year of Issue:||2019|
|Display Weight:||1 oz|
|Weight in Grams:||31.1035 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||1 oz|
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