United States Mint 2019 Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Design Competition


Hi, I’m Dr. Peggy Whitson. Apollo 11 achieved… …mankind’s first steps… …on the moon. The United States Mint… …is now calling on… …American Artists to design… … a coin commemorating… …the 50th anniversary of… ..the first manned moon mission. I believe this public design… …competition has the… …opportunity to symbolize… …how Apollo 11 filled the… …hopes and dreams of… …Americans young and old. The coin will also inspire… …people to think about all… …that goes into space… …exploration. From yesterday’s mission… …to tomorrow’s new endeavors. Good luck to all… …who participate in… …this unique and… …historical opportunity.

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  1. The Enhanced Reverse Proof coin will be made available only in the
    set and not offered individually or as part of another packaging
    option, according to U.S. Mint spokesman Michael White.

    https://catalog.usmint.gov/apollo-11-50th-anniversary-2019-proof-half-dollar-set-19CF.html?cgid=2019-product-schedule
     https://www.coinworld.com/news/us-coins/2018/10/us-mint-unveils-2019-apollo-11-coin-designs.all.html

    The Mint will offer a limited-edition two-coin half dollar set
    restricted to a product limit of 100,000 sets and a household ordering
    limit of five sets

    The sets will contain a Proof 2019-S Apollo 11 50th Anniversary clad
    half dollar and an Enhanced Reverse Proof 2019-S Kennedy clad half
    dollar. The Kennedy half dollar will be struck at the San Francisco
    Mint with S Mint mark.

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