In 1969, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin made history when they became the first two men ever to walk on the face of the moon. While the Apollo 11 mission was American, the broadcast that brought its images to the world was Australian. Now, the Royal Australian Mint shares in the commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the event with this Domed Colorized Proof.
The coin, which was struck from 1 oz of. 999 fine silver, has black nickel plating and is colorized.
It is part of a mintage of just 10,000 pieces. This piece comes in its original mint packaging, which includes a display case. Powerful Man on the Moon Design. On the reverse, an Australian antenna points toward the moon against a backdrop of Neil Armstrong's words.
The image is encircled by a rim frame that bears the inscription FIVE DOLLARS. A circle that bears a more traditional obverse is at the bottom.
Ian Rank-Broadley's portrait of Queen Elizabeth II is flanked by her name, "ELIZABETH II, " and AUSTRALIA 2019. On the reverse, an astronaut stands on the lunar surface facing the holder. Beyond are the lunar module, which is also on the moon's surface, and the earth. The earth is colorized, and Australia is clearly the closest part to the moon. Arching over the image is the inscription 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE LUNAR LANDING.CSIRO Parkes radio telescope and Queen Elizabeth II. We cannot make any price adjustments after the sale is complete.
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The item "2019 Aust Apollo 11 Moon Landing Domed Black Nkl 1oz PF Silver PRESALE SKU58421" is in sale since Wednesday, June 19, 2019. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ World\Australia & Oceania\South Pacific".
The seller is "mcm" and is located in Sarasota, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.