Celebrating Apollo 11s 50th in Coins
2019 D APOLLO 11 50C MS

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Coin Details

Origin/Country: UNITED STATES
Design Description: MODERN COMMEMORATIVES
Item Description: 50C 2019 D Apollo 11 50th Anniv. First Releases
Full Grade: NGC MS 70
Owner: Camelhmpz

Set Details

Custom Sets: This coin is not in any custom sets.
Competitive Sets: Camels Modern Comms 82-x   Score: 272
Celebrating Apollo 11s 50th in Coins   Score: 272
Research: NGC Coin Explorer NGC Coin Price Guide

Owner Comments:

Obverse: This design features the inscriptions “MERCURY,” “GEMINI,” and “APOLLO,” separated by phases of the Moon, and a footprint on the lunar surface, which together represent the efforts of the United States space program leading up to the first manned Moon landing. Additional inscriptions include “2019,” “IN GOD WE TRUST,” and “LIBERTY.”

Reverse: This design features a representation of a close-up of the famous “Buzz Aldrin on the Moon” photograph taken July 20, 1969, that shows just the visor and part of the helmet of astronaut Buzz Aldrin. The reflection in Buzz Aldrin’s helmet includes astronaut Neil Armstrong, the United States flag, and the lunar lander. Inscriptions include “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,” “HALF DOLLAR,” and “E PLURIBUS UNUM.”

Denomination: Half Dollar
Finish: Uncirculated
Composition: 8.33% Nickel, Balance Copper
Overall Height: 0.123 inch
Weight: 11.340 grams
Diameter: 1.205 inches
Edge: Reeded
Mint Mark: Denver - D

Source USMint.gov

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