Apollo 11 Anniversary 2019
2019 W APOLLO 11 GOLD $5 MS





Coin Details

Origin/Country: UNITED STATES
Item Description: $5 2019 W 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 Gold Commemoratives MS, SP & PF   Score: 1270
Modern Commemoratives, Complete   Score: 1270
Apollo 11 Anniversary 2019   Score: 1270
Mod Comm 1982- MS and SP   Score: 1270
Modern Gold Commemoratives, MS & SP   Score: 1270
Research: NGC Coin Explorer NGC Coin Price Guide

Owner Comments:

In 2019, a commemorative $5 gold coin was issued to honor Apollo 11's 50th Anniversary. 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 featured 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.

This is the third time in the Modern Commemorative era where a single design was used across all coin types. This coin is difficult to find in MS70 condition.

Ebay purchase from Bullion Exchanges, 01/29/2019, $605.00

2019 - LBMA PM USD
Gold started the year at $1,398/oz. and ended at $1,759/oz.

2019-W Apollo 11 50th Anniversary - Early Releases

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