MOON LANDING Apollo 50th Anniversary 1 Kg Kilo Silver Coin 25$ Barbados 2019

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This beautiful 1 Kg Silver coin is dedicated to the 50th Anniversary of one of the most important human event – the Moon Landing. The coin features an extraordinary translucent colouration, has a wonderful design, has a Proof quality and comes in a case, along with the Certificate of Authenticity. Limited mintage of only 169 pieces worldwide!

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Specifications
Country Barbados
Year 2019
Face Value 25 Dollars
Metal Silver
Fineness (purity) 999/1000
Weight (g) 1000 (1 Kg)
Diameter (mm) 100
Quality Proof
Mintage (pcs) 169
Certificate (COA) Yes
Presentation case (box) Yes
 
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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. Apollo 11 was launched by a Saturn V rocket from Kennedy Space Center on Merritt Island, Florida, on July 16 at 9:32 am EDT (13:32 UTC) and was the fifth manned mission of NASA's Apollo program. The Apollo spacecraft had three parts: a command module (CM) with a cabin for the three astronauts, and the only part that returned to Earth; a service module (SM), which supported the command module with propulsion, electrical power, oxygen, and water; and a lunar module (LM) that had two stages – a descent stage for landing on the Moon, and an ascent stage to place the astronauts back into lunar orbit.

 
Design

The reverse of the coin features a beautiful and coloured image of the the first man’s space suit with a reflective image. On top of the reverse, the inscription: “50TH ANNIVERSARY OF MOON LANDING” – the name of the coin. On the bottom, the inscription: “1 KILO .999 AG” – the weight of the coin and the fineness of the Silver. The obverse of the coin features the footprint of the first man on the moon and the Coat of Arms of Barbados. All around the obverse, the inscriptions: “BARBADOS” – the issuing country “2019” – the year of issue and “$25” – the face value.

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