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2019 P Apollo 11 50th Anniversary 5 Ounce Silver Dollar Coin in OGP

2019 P Apollo 11 50th Anniversary 5 Ounce Silver Dollar Coin in OGP


2019 Philadelphia (P) Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Proof 5 Ounce Silver Dollar Coin

These are first 5 ounce proof silver dollars ever minted by the US Mint! They are also the first 5 ounce coin to be curved and to have a reeded edge. Maximum mintage of only 100,000 coins, they are struck in .999 fine silver.

Celebrating the first manned Moon landing on July 20,1969, the US Mint has chosen to release Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Curved Coins. Minted at the Philadelphia Mint, these Uncirculated 5 Troy Ounce Silver Dollar commemorative coins celebrate this historic event.

5oz Silver Dollar Apollo Coin

The obverse 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.” Here you will also find the "P" mint-mark beneath the 2019 date.

The reverse 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.”