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Why purchase this 2019-S Clad Half Dollar Proof Coin struck in celebration of the Apollo 11 50th Anniversary?
This uniquely domed commemorative coin is part of the U.S. Mint issued 2019 series honoring the 50th Anniversary of man's first historic steps on the moon by NASA's Apollo 11 astronauts. The 30.61 mm diameter clad proof coin is struck at the San Francisco Mint, with a mintage limited to 750,000 that includes the clad uncirculated version.
Magnificently Detailed Lunar Themed Designs
The obverse features the artistry of Gary Cooper and Joseph Menna, depicting an impression left on the lunar surface by an astronaut's step beneath four phases of the moon. Inscriptions include "MERCURY," "GEMINI" and "APOLLO" above, with "LIBERTY," "2019," "IN GOD WE TRUST" and "S" below.
The domed reverse design by Phebe Hemphill is dominated by the visor portion of astronaut Buzz Aldrin's helmet, which bears the reflected images of Neil Armstrong, the lunar lander, American flag and Aldrin's distorted shadow. Inscribed "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA," "HALF DOLLAR" and "E PLURIBUS UNUM."
Spectacular Proof 69 with First Releases Designation
Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) received this 2019-S Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Clad Half Dollar Proof Coin within thirty days of its release date. The domed coin was judged to be in Proof 69 condition for its exceptional strike quality and nearly perfect surfaces. The proof is presented in a labeled NGC protective holder.
This 2019-S Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative coin will make a fantastic addition to your collection! Purchase the virtually flawless proof half dollar coin from MCM today!
This 2019-S US Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Clad Half Dollar Proof Coin NGC PF69 FR 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 Releases|
|Legal Tender:||United States|
|Obverse Design:||Moon Boot Print|