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Why purchase this First Day of Issue 2019-S Apollo 11 commemorative half dollar proof coin?
The U.S. Mint has released a series of dramatically curved commemorative coins in honor of the 50th Anniversary of NASA's Apollo 11 space mission, which resulted in mankind's first historic steps upon the lunar surface. Struck at the San Francisco Mint, this clad half dollar from the series was originally released as part of the Apollo 11 commemorative proof set, paired with a Reverse Proof Kennedy Half Dollar. Mintage of the set is limited to 100,000.
Innovative Design Honoring Apollo 11
The concave obverse designed by Gary Cooper and Joseph Menna features an astronaut's footprint. The visor of Buzz Aldrin's helmet, with the reflected images of Neil Armstrong, the lunar lander and U.S. flag, stretches across the domed reverse designed by Phebe Hemphill.
First Day of Issue Proof 69 with Black Core Holder and Commemorative Moon Style Label
This 2019-S Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Clad Half Dollar Proof Coin from the U.S. Mint's Apollo 11 Half Dollar Set was awarded the virtually flawless grade of Proof 69 Ultra Cameo (UC) by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC). The uniquely shaped proof is presented in a black core NGC holder accompanied by a moon themed certification label bearing the designation First Day of Issue, authenticating the coin as one of those issued on the first day of release.
This First Day of Issue curved half dollar proof coin struck to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11 belongs on your collection today!
This 2019-S US Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Clad Half Dollar Proof Coin From Apollo 11 Half Dollar Set NGC PF69 UC FDI Black Core Holder Moon Label 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:||First Day of Issue|
|Variety:||From Apollo 11 Half Dollar Set|
|Holder:||Black Core Holder|
|Legal Tender:||United States|
|Obverse Design:||Moon Boot Print|