2019 Apollo 11 Moon Landing 50th Anniversary 2 Coin Proof Set
The Royal Australian Mint and the United States Mint proudly present this magnificent two-coin proof set, celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the historic Apollo 11 Moon landing of July 1969, and the scientific collaboration between our two nations that brought television of the iconic event to an estimated global audience of 600 million viewers.
Australian $5 Silver obverse features the CSIRO Parkes radio telescope and a small portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. The reverse features an Apollo 11 astronaut and the lunar module Eagle, with a coloured print of Earth visible in the sky.
United States Half Dollar Clad obverse features inscriptions MERCURY, GEMINI and APOLLO and a footprint on the lunar surface. The reverse features a representation of the famous photograph ‘Buzz Aldrin on the Moon’.
Both coins are packaged together in a presentation case and accompanied by a numbered certificate of authenticity signed by both the CEO of the Royal Australian Mint and Director of the United States Mint.