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2019 Switzerland 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11 - Solar Sail Silver Proof Fr.20 Coin NGC PF70 Black Core Holder Exclusive Switzerland Label

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2019 Switzerland 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11 - Solar Sail Silver Proof Fr.20 Coin NGC PF70 Black Core Holder Exclusive Switzerland Label
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Why purchase this 2019 Solar Sail Silver Proof coin commemorating the 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11?

This silver proof issued by the Swiss Mint honors Apollo 11's 50th Anniversary and the success of the University of Bern's Solar Sail Experiment. The specially coated aluminum sail created to capture solar wind particles was the only non-American experiment on the history-making mission. The 2019 Solar Sail coin measures 33 mm in diameter, struck from .835 fine silver. Mintage of the proof release is limited to 5,000.

Impressive Depiction of Astronaut Buzz Aldrin

The reverse illustrates astronaut Buzz Aldrin standing on the surface of the moon beneath a stylized "50," as he anchors the solar sail beside the Lunar Lander "Eagle." The design by Swiss Mint Engraver Remo Mascherini is inscribed with the anniversary years "1969" and "2019."

The obverse is dominated by the coin's denomination "20 FR," with the Swiss cross symbol above. Additional inscriptions include "CONFEDERATIO HELVETICA" and "2019."

Flawless Proof 70 with Exclusive Switzerland Label and Black Core Holder

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) judged this 2019 Switzerland 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11 Solar Sail Silver Proof Coin to be in perfect Proof 70 condition. The gorgeous proof is presented in a NGC holder, dramatically surrounded by a black core to continue the space theme, accompanied by ModernCoinMart's exclusive certification label featuring stunning Swiss Alps imagery.

This low mintage 2019 Solar Sail Silver Proof coin will make a sensational addition to your collection! Don't wait, purchase the Swiss Mint's Apollo 11 50th Anniversary coin from MCM today!


Year of Issue:2019
Mint:Swiss Mint
Grading Service:NGC
Grade:PF70
Finish:Proof
Holder:Black Core Holder
Label/Signature:Exclusive Switzerland Label
Composition:Silver
Purity:0.835
Weight in Grams:20 g
Weight in Ounces:0.643 oz
Diameter:33 mm
Country:Switzerland
Legal Tender:Switzerland
Currency:Franc
Denomination:20
Mintage:5,000
Obverse Design:Inscriptions
Reverse Design:Buzz Aldrin Planting Swiss Solar Sail