2019 Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Silver Dollar - Proof - In Original Government Packaging
These coins are sure to be popular as they are the first U.S. Commemorative Proof Silver Dollar to feature .999 fine silver instead of the standard .900 fine silver used for commemorative coins!
Fifty years ago in July 1969, Neil Armstrong and Edwin “Buzz” E. Aldrin, Jr. took human kind’s first steps on the Moon. Did you watch it on television or learn about in history books? 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 concave commemorative silver 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.