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Why Make This PF70 First Releases 2019-S Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Proof Half Dollar with a Moon Core Holder the Next Addition to Your Collection?
When the Apollo 11 mission occurred in 1969, it was an incredible achievement for NASA and the United States as a whole. The U.S. Mint has created commemorative coins to mark the 50th anniversary of the mission in 2019. This half dollar has a dome shape and a proof finish, it was struck at the San Francisco Mint. Mintage of this coin is limited, it has a clad composition.
Armstrong and Aldrin on the Moon
A symbol of the Apollo 11 mission's success is depicted on the obverse, a footprint on the surface of the Moon. The date and mint mark are on this side along with the names of several early NASA programs.
A photo from the mission has been recreated on the reverse. The original photo is known as "Buzz Aldrin on the Moon."
PF70 First Releases from NGC with a Moon Core Holder
This half dollar is completely free of imperfections, that's why it was assigned a perfect Proof 70 grade by the professionals at the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC). Now it's housed in a Moon Core holder and comes with a facsimile of the Mission Patch worn by the Apollo 11 astronauts. It also received the First Releases designation for being submitted within 30 days of its official release.
Order this NGC PF70 First Releases 2019-S Apollo 11 50th Anniversary proof half dollar with a Moon Core holder while it's available.
|Year of Issue:||2019|
|Release Type:||First Releases|
|Packaging:||With Apollo 11 Mission Patch|
|Holder:||Moon Core Holder|
|Display Weight:||5 oz|
|Weight in Grams:||155.517 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||5 oz|
|Legal Tender:||United States|
|Obverse Design:||Moon Boot Print|
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.