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Why purchase this 5 oz. Silver Dollar Proof coin commemorating the 2019 Apollo 11 50th Anniversary?
This 2019 dated dome-shaped commemorative proof coin is a tribute to the 50th Anniversary of the historic Apollo 11 lunar landing in 1969, struck by the Philadelphia Mint from 5 Troy oz. of .999 fine silver. Mintage is limited to only 100,000 for the impressive 76.2 mm diameter coin.
Innovative Lunar Themed Design
The obverse designed by Gary Cooper and Joseph Menna is concave, illustrated with an astronaut's foot print upon the lunar surface and phases of the moon. Inscriptions include "MERCURY," "GEMINI" and "APOLLO" above, with "2019," "P," "IN GOD WE TRUST" and "LIBERTY" below.
The domed reverse design created by Phebe Hemphill features astronaut Buzz Aldrin's helmet, with the lunar lander, U.S. flag and Neil Armstrong reflected in the visor. The inscriptions "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA," "ONE DOLLAR" and "E PLURIBUS UNUM" curve along the edges of the helmet.
Flawless Proof 70 with Black Core Holder and Astronaut Scholarship Foundation Label
This 5 oz. Silver Dollar 2019-P Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Proof Coin was reviewed by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) and found to be in perfect Proof 70 condition. The gorgeous domed proof is beautifully presented in a NGC black core holder accompanied by a specially designed Astronaut Scholarship Foundation certification label, which celebrates your contribution to the noble cause by purchasing the coin.
This specially labeled 5 oz. silver domed 2019-P Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative proof coin will make an exciting addition to your collection!
|Year of Issue:||2019|
|Holder:||Black Core Holder|
|Label/Signature:||Astronaut Scholarship Foundation Label|
|Display Weight:||5 oz|
|Weight in Grams:||155.517 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||5 oz|
|Legal Tender:||United States|
|Obverse Design:||Moon Boot Print|
|Reverse Design:||Lunar Lander|
In 1961, President John F. Kennedy challenged NASA to put a man on the moon by the end of the decade. The mission lasted eight days and landed not one, but two men, on the face of the moon. Here are some incredible, true facts about the mission.
You probably know that the recently-issued 2019 Apollo 11 50th anniversary $1 silver commemorative coins, are the first U.S. Mint commemoratives struck from .999 fine silver. What you may not know however, is that this trend in “fineness” from the United States Mint is continuing for select releases!