1 Oz (31.1g). Even though it took place 40 years ago, the Moon landing of July 1969 remains the human races greatest technological achievement and the most eagerly-awaited design theme from the innovative Orbit and Beyond coin program. The coins reverse portrays A pollo 11 during different phases of its historic mission and an astronauts footprint on the surface of the Moon. These elements, which appear on a coloured representation of the Universe, together with the border inscription 1969 – FIRST MAN ON THE MOON, literally orbit around a coloured image of Earth. Issued as legal tender under the authority of the Government of the Cook Islands, the coin’s obverse depicts the Raphael Maklouf effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the 2009 year-date and the monetary denomination surrounding another coloured image of the Earth. Each coin is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity. Each coin, which is protected by an acrylic capsule, is housed in an elliptical-shaped silver display case. The case comes in a blue box shipper with a lid depicting an astronauts lunar footprint. Low mintage – limited to 25,000 pieces. Comes with capsule, certificates of authenticity and the special display case housed in a colored shipper. We strive for excellent service. Though we normally reply to inquiries as soon as possible, please note that our office is limited on weekends and holidays. Track Page Views With. Auctiva’s FREE Counter. The item “Cook Islands 2009 $1 First Man on the Moon 1969 1 Oz Silver Coin Orbital Core” is in sale since Wednesday, July 1, 2015. This item is in the category “Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ World\Australia & Oceania\South Pacific”. The seller is “jvpic” and is located in Berlin. This item can be shipped worldwide.