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Gold Coin for Apollo 11's Golden Anniversary

February 11, 2019

The 50th anniversary has been deemed the golden anniversary, well NASA is getting their gold to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing. 

On Jan. 24. 2019, the United States Mint released a four-coin program, a curved $5 gold coin, a curved $1 silver coin, a curved half-dollar clad coin, and a curved 5 ounce $1 silver proof coin, commemorating NASA's historic milestone.

Apollo 11 50th Anniversary $5 Gold Coin

Apollo 11 50th Anniversary $1 Silver Proof Gold Coin

Apollo 11 50th Anniversary $1 Silver Coin

Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Half-Dollar Coin

As required by the Public Law, the Mint invited American artists to design a common obverse image that is emblematic of the United States Space Program leading up to the first manned Moon landing. The Secretary of the Treasury selected the design from a juried competition. Gary Cooper of Belfast, Maine, created the winning design in the Apollo 11 Commemorative Coin Design Competition.

Learn more HERE.