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$5 2019-W Gold Lunar Commemorative PCGS PR70DCAM

Apollo 50th Anniversary First Day of Issue

$769.00
DESCRIPTION
In 1969, America finally won the Space Race when the Apollo 11 lunar landing occurred. As a means of celebrating the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, the U.S. Mint has struck 50,000 2019-W Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Gold Five Dollar Coins. These coins are struck from 90% gold and graded a perfect Proof 70DCAM by PCGS. In addition, this coin was struck on the First Day of Issue as indicated by the sticker on the holder. The obverse of this coin has a concave surface which depicts the first foot print that was imprinted onto the moon by American astronaut Neil Armstrong. The reverse has convex surfaces and showcases a closeup of the iconic photograph titled Buzz Aldrin on the Moon. In this rendition of the photo, Neil Armstrong, the American Flag, and the Apollo 11 lunar module are seen reflected in the helmet of American astronaut Buzz Aldrin.