Apollo 11 Anniversary 2019
2019 D APOLLO 11 50C MS





Coin Details

Origin/Country: UNITED STATES
Item Description: 50C 2019 D Apollo 11 50th Anniv. Early Releases
Full Grade: NGC MS 70
Owner: Tom Carr

Set Details

Custom Sets: This coin is not in any custom sets.
Competitive Sets: Modern Commemorative 50C ALL   Score: 272
Apollo 11 Anniversary 2019   Score: 272
Modern Commemoratives, Complete   Score: 272
Modern Commemorative Halves, MS   Score: 272
Mod Comm 1982- MS and SP   Score: 272
Research: NGC Coin Explorer NGC Coin Price Guide

Owner Comments:

In 2019, a commemorative half dollar was issued to honor Apollo 11's 50th Anniversary. It was the 25th half dollar minted in the "Modern Commemorative" era. This coin was an exciting release because it was struck in a unique domed or concave/convex shape (2nd time this shape was used to produce a commemorative). The obverse of the 2019-D half dollar features an iconic image of Neil Armstrong's lunar footprint. The reverse is a cool shot of Buzz Aldrin on the moon, as photographed in wide-angle by Niel Armstrong.

These half dollars are made from 92% copper and 8% nickel. The 2019-D half is common to find in perfect MS70 graded condition.

Ebay purchase from Modern Coin Mart, 01/28/2019, $90.95

Early Releases, MS70 moon core label.

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