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Why purchase this flawless 2019 Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Silver Dollar Coin?
This spectacular domed silver dollar is issued by the U.S. Mint to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of NASA's Apollo 11 space mission and mankind's first lunar landing. The 1.500 inch diameter coin is struck from 26.73 grams of .999 fine silver, its mintage limited to 400,000.
Distinctive Commemorative Designs
An astronaut's footprint is depicted embedded in the lunar surface on the concave obverse. "MERCURY," "GEMINI" and "APOLLO" curve above, divided by phases of the moon. Additional inscriptions include "2019," "IN GOD WE TRUST" and "LIBERTY." The design by Gary Cooper was sculpted by Joseph Menna.
The domed reverse is shaped to represent Buzz Aldrin's helmet, adorned with the reflections of Neil Armstrong, the U.S. flag, the lunar lander and the astronaut's shadow. Designed and sculpted by Phebe Hemphill, the image includes the inscriptions "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA," "ONE DOLLAR" and "E PLURIBUS UNUM."
Impeccably Struck Early Releases Mint State 70 with Moon Core Holder
This 2019 Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Silver Dollar Coin is graded a perfect Mint State 70 by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC). The uniquely shaped coin is enclosed in a NGC protective holder surrounded by a moon themed core, accompanied by a certification label designating the coin as Early Releases for submission to the grading service within the first thirty days of its release date. This Moon Core option also comes with a reproduction of the Mission Patch worn by the Apollo 11 crew.
Make this perfectly struck celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the historic Apollo 11 mission the next treasured addition to your collection!
|Year of Issue:||2019|
|Release Type:||Early Releases|
|Packaging:||With Apollo 11 Mission Patch|
|Holder:||Moon Core Holder|
|Weight in Grams:||26.730 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||0.8594 oz|
|Legal Tender:||United States|
|Obverse Design:||Moon Boot Print|
|Reverse Design:||Lunar Lander|
July 20, 1969 was a day that changed the world when Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin stepped off their lunar module and onto the surface of the moon. Learn more about the Apollo Commemorative Coins and Medals that honor this historic event.