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Why purchase this perfectly graded 2019 Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Proof Silver Dollar Coin?
In honor of the 50th Anniversary of NASA's Apollo 11 lunar landing, the U.S. Mint has issued an exciting commemorative series in 2019 featuring dome-shaped coins. This 26.73 mm diameter dollar denomination proof coin from the series was struck at the Philadelphia Mint from 0.8594 Troy oz. of .999 fine silver, representing the Mint's first .999 pure commemorative coin release.
Impressive Lunar Themed Designs
The concave obverse illustrates an astronaut's boot print on the lunar surface. Above, symbols representing the phases of the moon are separated by the inscriptions "MERCURY," "GEMINI" and "APOLLO." Created by artists Gary Cooper and Joseph Menna, the design includes the additional inscriptions "2019," "P," "IN GOD WE TRUST" and "LIBERTY."
The domed reverse designed by Phebe Hemphill features the images of Neil Armstrong, the U.S. flag and the lunar lander reflected in the helmet of astronaut Buzz Aldrin. Inscribed "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA," "ONE DOLLAR" and "E PLURIBUS UNUM."
Flawless Proof 70 Early Releases with Black Core Holder
This 2019-P Proof Silver Dollar commemorating the Apollo 11 50th Anniversary was submitted to Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) for grading within the first thirty days of its release date and was deemed to be in pristine Proof 70 condition. The gorgeous domed coin is dramatically presented in a NGC black core holder with the Early Releases designation and grade being presented on an Apollo 11 certification label.
This exceptional 50th Anniversary commemorative domed silver dollar proof coin honoring the Apollo 11 lunar landing belongs in your collection!
|Year of Issue:||2019|
|Release Type:||Early Releases|
|Holder:||Black Core Holder|
|Legal Tender:||United States|
|Obverse Design:||Moon Boot Print|
|Reverse Design:||Photo of Aldrin through Visor of Armstrong|
We've got an update on the Apollo 11 Coin Design decision process! Read our article for the details and a look at the 2 designs that had the most support from the design committees.
Do you want to see 5 oz. Proof Silver Domed Apollo 11 Moon Landing commemoratives in 2019? If so, you can help! Find out more about the proposed coins and what you can do to help make this coin act a reality!