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Why Purchase This MS70 Early Releases 2019-D Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Clad Half Dollar with a Moon Core Holder?
The 50th anniversary of the historic Apollo 11 mission is in 2019. To mark this special occasion, the U.S. Mint has released a lineup of Apollo 11 50th Anniversary commemorative coins. The specimen shown here is a half dollar with a clad composition. It has a dome shape and a brilliant uncirculated finish, this half dollar was struck at the Denver Mint. Mintage of these half dollars is limited.
Domed Lunar Design
This half dollar features the same designs that can be found on the other Apollo 11 50th anniversary commemoratives. The obverse shows a finely detailed footprint on the Moon. Phases of the Moon separate the names of historic NASA programs near the top of the design.
The design on the reverse is based on a photo that was taken during the mission, the photo is known as "Buzz Aldrin on the Moon."
MS70 Early Releases with a Moon Core Holder
This commemorative half dollar has been certified by the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation and now it's housed in a Moon Core holder. Since it was found to be completely flawless, it was given the grade of Mint State 70. The Early Releases designation indicates it was submitted during its first 30 days of availability. This striking Moon Core option is accompanied by a replica of the Apollo 11 Mission Patch.
Don't miss out, order this NGC MS70 Early Releases 2019-D Apollo 11 50th Anniversary commemorative half dollar with a Moon Core holder today.
|Year of Issue:||2019|
|Release Type:||Early Releases|
|Packaging:||With Apollo 11 Mission Patch|
|Holder:||Moon Core Holder|
|Weight in Grams:||155.517 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||5 oz|
|Legal Tender:||United States|
|Obverse Design:||Moon Boot Print|
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.