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Why buy this $1 Australia 2019-P 1 oz Silver Moon Landing?
On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong emerged from the lunar module on the Apollo 11 mission and became the first man ever to set foot on the surface of the moon. He was followed minutes later by Buzz Aldrin. 50 years after the accomplishment, which is recognized universally as one of the greatest in human history, the Perth Mint is commemorating the event with this one ounce silver coin. The coin bears the "P" mint mark of the Perth Mint, where it was struck from .9999 fine silver. It is part of a limited mintage of just 50,000 pieces. This coin will arrive in GEM Brilliant Uncirculated condition.
Stunning Lunar Surface Design by Lucas Bowers
Jody Clark's portrait of Queen Elizabeth II, which is new for 2019, features on the coin's obverse. Clark's portrait shows the monarch's shoulders open to the holder as she faces right wearing her Royal Diamond Diadem, the same crown that she wears to the State Opening of Parliament. Her effigy is encircled by a rim frame that bears five inscriptions, including her name, "ELIZABETH II," and "AUSTRALIA." The other inscriptions offer the coin's weight, purity, date, and face value.
The reverse design by Lucas Bowers features a single footprint on the lunar surface in the foreground. A few feet beyond the footprint is the lunar module, the vehicle that took Armstrong and Aldrin on the final part of their journey to the moon. "MOON LANDING 1969-2019" arches over the image along the rim.
Don't miss your chance to own this 1 oz Silver 2019-P $1 Australia Moon Landing.
|Year of Issue:||2019|
|Display Weight:||1 oz|
|Weight in Grams:||31.1035 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||1 oz|
|Obverse Design:||Queen Elizabeth II Portrait|
|Reverse Design:||Lunar Module and Footprint|
The theme for the 2019 National Coin Week taking place April 21st to April 27th, is “Discover the Past, Envision the future.” This year's event is being supported by the Great American Coin Hunt and the U.S Mint's release of the first ever W mint marked quarters into circulation.