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Why Order This GEM 2019-S Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Clad Proof Half Dollar?
NASA's Apollo 11 mission took place in 1969 and the 50th anniversary of its success is in 2019. The U.S. Mint has created a lineup of Apollo 11 commemorative coins to mark the 50th anniversary. The San Francisco Mint struck this clad half dollar. It has a proof finish and an intriguing dome shape. Mintage of this proof half dollar is limited.
Iconic Lunar Footprint Design
The obverse of this dome shaped coin shows the surface of the Moon with a large footprint. There are plenty of fine details to observe here. This side is inscribed with the names of several early NASA programs.
The convex reverse of this coin has been creatively matched with a design based on the photo known as "Buzz Aldrin on the Moon." The helmet in this design belongs to Aldrin, the other astronaut pictured here is Neil Armstrong. The American flag and the lunar lander can also be seen near Armstrong.
GEM Proof Condition
This half dollar has not been certified by a third-party grading service. Just like when it left the U.S. Mint, it's in GEM Proof condition.
This GEM Proof 2019-S Apollo 11 50th Anniversary clad proof commemorative half dollar could be yours, order while you have the chance.
|Year of Issue:||2019|
|Packaging:||Original Government Packaging|
|Legal Tender:||United States|
|Obverse Design:||Moon Boot Print|
The theme for the 2019 National Coin Week taking place April 21st to April 27th, is “Discover the Past, Envision the future.” and is being supported by the Great American Coin Hunt and the U.S Mint's release of the first ever W mint marked quarters into circulation.
July 20, 1969 was a day that changed the world when Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin stepped off their lunar module and onto the surface of the moon. Learn more about the Apollo Commemorative Coins and Medals that honor this historic event.
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.