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Why buy this €20 Austria 2019 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing Domed Silver Colorized Proof?
Neil Armstrong made history in 1969 when he became the first man ever to set foot on the moon. An estimated 600 million people watched the event around the world. Now, the whole world is getting in on the 50th anniversary celebration. This domed and colorized coin is perfect for collectors looking to share in the commemoration. Struck from 20.74 g of .925 fine silver, it is part of a mintage of 30,000 pieces, each of which was struck at the Austrian Mint.
Colorful Moon Landing Design
The obverse, which is the concave face of the coin, features an image of the moon landing. In the foreground, an astronaut stands near the lunar module. In the background are glow in the dark stars and a colorized earth. "20 EURO," "REPUBLIK OSTERREICH," and "2019," are inscribed along the rim.
The convex reverse shows an image of the lunar surface while also capturing its curvature. It also includes the target for the landing in the Sea of Tranquility, as well as the inscription "APOLLO 11." Rim inscriptions note the event and its date in German, reading, "ERSTE MONDLANDUNG 21 JULI 1969."
Perfect PF70 FR with Black Core Holder and Exclusive Austria Label
This coin earned Numismatic Guaranty Corporation's (NGC's) highest grade, Proof 70, which is reserved exclusively for coins that are flawless as seen under 5x magnification. It also received First Releases certification, which indicates that it was submitted to NGC within 30 days of its release from the mint. This information comes provided on a label that bears the Austrian flag and a stunning scene from the Alps, and the coin comes set in a sleek black core.
Don't miss your chance to own this Silver Colorized Proof 2019 €20 Austria Domed 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing.
|Year of Issue:||2019|
|Release Type:||First Releases|
|Holder:||Black Core Holder|
|Label/Signature:||Exclusive Austria Label|
|Weight in Grams:||15.56 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||0.5003 oz|
|Obverse Design:||Moon Landing with Distant Earth|
|Reverse Design:||Surface of the Moon|
The successful Apollo 11 Mission and the landing of the first men on the Moon was a distinctly American triumph. Although the bulk of the credit rightfully goes to the nation behind the mission, other countries also made extremely valuable – and often overlooked – contributions to it.