93.3 (3 oz). This beautiful 3 Oz Silver coin is dedicated to the 50th Anniversary of one of the most important human event the Moon Landing. The coin features an extraordinary real insert of the Kapton thermal protection for the Apollo 11, features the Smartminting technology and comes in a case, along with the Certificate of Authenticity. Strictly Limited mintage of only 205 pieces worldwide! The reverse of the coin features a beautiful and coloured image of the Apollo 11 command module on the Moon, over a background with stars and our wonderful earth. All around the coin, the inscription: THIS KAPTON FOIL PROVIDED THERMAL PROTECTION FOR THE APOLLO 11 COMMAND MODULE ON ITS FLIGHT TO THE MOON AND BACK. The obverse of the coin features the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the inscriptions: ELIZABETH II The name of the Queen, COOK ISLANDS the issuing country and 20 DOLLARS the face value. Moon Landing Apollo 11 was the spaceflight that landed the first two people on the Moon. Mission commander Neil Armstrong and pilot Buzz Aldrin, both American, landed the lunar module Eagle on July 20, 1969, at 20:17 UTC. Armstrong became the first person to step onto the lunar surface six hours after landing on July 21 at 02:56:15 UTC; Aldrin joined him about 20 minutes later. They spent about two and a quarter hours together outside the spacecraft, and collected 47.5 pounds (21.5 kg) of lunar material to bring back to Earth. Michael Collins piloted the command module Columbia alone in lunar orbit while they were on the Moon’s surface. Armstrong and Aldrin spent 21.5 hours on the lunar surface before rejoining Columbia in lunar orbit. The item “MOON LANDING Apollo 50th Anniversary 3 Oz Silver Coin 20$ Cook Islands 2019″ is in sale since Monday, October 22, 2018. This item is in the category “Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ World\Australia & Oceania\South Pacific”. The seller is “powercoin_italy” and is located in Roma. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Cook Islands
- Year: 2019
- Circulated/Uncirculated: Uncirculated
- Composition: Silver
- Certification: Uncertified