Upon taking his first step on the Moon, Neil Armstrong supposedly said, "That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind." Edwin Buzz E. Aldrin, Jr., Neil Armstrong, and Michael Collins, were the first people to land on the Moon fifty years ago in July of 1969. Do you remember this event? Or did you learn about it years later in history class? Either way, as part of the Apollo Spacecraft Mission with its crew of 3 astronauts fulfilled President John F. Kennedy's goal that he set in 1961. This historic event is captured in this beautiful 5 oz concave commemorative silver proof dollar coin imprinted with a lunar footprint.
Besides the lunar footprint also included in the obverse design are the inscriptions MERCURY, GEMINI, and APOLLO separated by the phases of the Moon. The reverse design features another familiar sight to those in the know about the mission. A convex representation of the famous Buzz Aldrin on the Moon photograph taken from Buzz's view. The reflection in Buzz Aldrin’s helmet includes astronaut Neil Armstrong, the United States flag, and the lunar lander. Inscriptions UNITED STATES OF AMERICAN, ONE DOLLAR, AND E PLURIBUS UNUM are also included.
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