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Why purchase this 2019 First Man on the Moon domed silver proof coin?
The Pobjoy Mint's entry into the worldwide celebration of the 50th Anniversary of NASA's Apollo 11 moon landing is a spectacular one-crown coin struck in an ultra high relief domed shape from 2 Troy oz. of .999 fine silver. The 38.6 mm diameter proof coin is issued by Ascension Island, the South Atlantic Ocean location of a NASA tracking station that monitored the flight of Apollo 11. Mintage is limited to only 650 proofs.
Design Honoring NASA's Apollo 11 Mission
The domed reverse is roughly textured to replicate the lunar surface, adorned with the American flag, Apollo 11 mission patch, an astronaut's footprint and the inscription "1 CROWN." The obverse effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II is exclusive to the Pobjoy Mint.
First Day of Issue Proof 70 with Black Core Holder and Astronaut Footprint Label
This Ascension Island 2019 Ultra High Relief Domed 2 oz. Silver Proof 1 Crown Coin honoring Apollo 11 and the First Man on the Moon was awarded the perfect grade of Proof 70 Ultra Cameo (UC) by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC). The uniquely shaped proof is presented in a black core NGC holder accompanied by a specially designed Astronaut Footprint certification label bearing the designation First Day of Issue, authenticating the coin as one of those issued on the first day of release.
Purchase this First Day of Issue 2019 domed 2 oz. silver proof coin struck to celebrate the First Man on the Moon today!
|Year of Issue:||2019|
|Release Type:||First Day of Issue|
|Holder:||Black Core Holder|
|Label/Signature:||Astronaut Footprint Label|
|Relief:||Ultra High Relief|
|Display Weight:||2 oz|
|Weight in Grams:||62.207 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||2 oz|
|Legal Tender:||Ascension Island|
|Obverse Design:||Queen Elizabeth II Portrait|
|Reverse Design:||The Moon, American Flag, Footprint, NASA, Apollo 11 Patch|