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Why order this 2-Coin 2019-P+W Apollo 11 50th Anniversary $1 Coin + Silver Eagle Proof Set?
Patriotic collectors are sure to love this two piece set, which includes a Proof Silver Eagle and a $1 Silver Commemorative Proof that marks the 50th anniversary of man's first visit to the moon. The lunar visit was not just an important accomplishment in the area of space exploration, but also an American victory in the Cold War Space Race with the Soviet Union. The Silver Eagle was struck from 1 oz of .999 fine silver at the West Point Mint, which is represented by a "W" mint mark, while the Apollo 11 Commemorative bears the "P" mint mark of the Philadelphia Mint, where it was struck from 26.73 go of .999 fine silver.
Powerful Lunar Footprint Design by Gary Cooper
Gary Cooper designed and Joseph Menna sculpted the obverse of the Apollo 11 Commemorative $1. It features a footprint on the surface of the moon under the names of the NASA programs that made the mission possible, "MERCURY," 'GEMINI," and "APOLLO." Phebe Hemphill's reverse depicts Neil Armstrong standing on the moon between an American flag and the lunar module as reflected in the visor of Buzz Aldrin's helmet.
The Silver Eagle features its traditional designs. On the obverse is Adolph Weinman's Walking Liberty design in which Liberty carries branches of laurel and oak while extending her right hand above the rising sun. the reverse bears an adaptation of the Great Seal of the United States by John Mercanti. An eagle guards a union shield under an arrangement of thirteen stars.
Flawless PF70 FR with Moon Core Holders and Moon Labels
Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) set these coins in cores that look like the surface of the moon and provided their grading information on labels that bear images of a footprint on its surface. NGC graded the pieces Proof 70, thus indicating that they lack any imperfections that are visible under 5x magnification. The grading company also certified them First Releases, which means that they were submitted to NGC no more than 30 days after they were first released from the mint.
Add this 2-Coin 2019-P Apollo 11 50th Anniversary $1 Coin + 2019-W Silver Eagle Proof Set to your collection today.
|Year of Issue:||2019|
|Branch:||Philadelphia + West Point|
|Release Type:||First Releases|
|Holder:||Moon Core Holder|
|Display Weight:||5 oz|
|Weight in Grams:||155.517 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||5 oz|
|Legal Tender:||United States|