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Why purchase this 2019-S Apollo 11 50th Anniversary 2-Coin Commemorative Set?
This 2-coin set issued by the U.S. Mint honors the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing and President John F. Kennedy, whose steadfast encouragement led to mankind's first steps on the moon. Each clad proof half dollar in the set is struck with the "S" Mint mark of the San Francisco Mint. Only 100,000 of these beautiful commemorative sets were minted.
Magnificent Commemorative Proof Set
The Kennedy Half Dollar is an Enhanced Reverse Proof coin featuring the obverse portrait of the President by Gilroy Roberts and the reverse eagle design created by Frank Gasparro.
The Apollo 11 Half Dollar is curved in shape, featuring an astronaut's boot print created by Gary Cooper and Joseph Menna on the concave obverse, with a close-up replication of the famed "Buzz Aldrin on the Moon" photograph designed by Phebe Hemphill stretching across the coin's domed reverse.
Gorgeous Proof 69 with Black Core Holders
The 2019-S Proof Apollo 11 50th Anniversary and Enhanced Reverse Proof Kennedy clad half dollar coins included in this set were submitted to Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) for grading with thirty days of their January 24, 2019 release date. In addition to each coin earning the virtually flawless grade of Proof 69, the coins were also awarded the designation Early Releases. The proof coins are dramatically presented in individual NGC black core holders.
Make this impressively graded, limited mintage, 2019-S Half Dollar Proof Set celebrating Apollo 11's 50th Anniversary your next purchase from ModernCoinMart!
This 2019-S US Apollo 11 50th Anniversary 2-Coin Commemorative Clad Half Dollar Proof + Enhanced Reverse Proof Set NGC PF69 ER Black Core Holder is proudly minted by the U.S. Mint. The United States Mint was founded in 1792 and manufactures circulating, collectible, and bullion coinage.
|Year of Issue:||2019|
|Release Type:||Early Releases|
|Holder:||Black Core Holder|
|Legal Tender:||United States|
|Obverse Design:||Moon Boot Print|