For eight days in the summer of 1969, the viewers across the globe were captivated by the scenes playing out on the surface of the Moon. The astronauts from NASA’s Apollo 11 mission had reached the lunar surface, a first in human history. For 21.5 hours, Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong sent back images from 238,900 miles away showcasing their exploration of the lunar surface. Today, 1 oz Silver Apollo 11 For All Mankind Rounds are available to you online at Silver.com.
- Available to ship to you inside individual plastic capsules!
- Features a Certificate of Authenticity!
- Sixth issue of the Silver Apollo 11 Series from the North American Mint!
- Mintage limited to 500 rounds only!
- 24-karat gold layering on both fields!
- Consists of One Troy ounce of .999 fine silver.
- The obverse depicts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin on the lunar surface with the American flag.
- On the reverse side is the Apollo 11 mission patch.
- Proof-like specimens.
The astronauts of Apollo 11 lifted off from the Kennedy Space Center on Merritt Island, Florida, on the morning of July 16, 1969. A Saturn V rocket powered the Apollo 11 craft into orbit carrying the three-part spacecraft and three astronauts. Onboard the Apollo 11 craft were Commander Neil Armstrong, lunar module pilot Buzz Aldrin, and command module pilot Michael Collins.
All of the 1 oz Silver Apollo 11 For All Mankind Rounds listed here come with individual plastic capsules. The North American Mint offers a Certificate of Authenticity with each silver round in the gold-plated release as well. The gold-plated finish to the rounds covers the entire obverse and reverse fields with 24-karat gold for a beautiful visual to these .999 fine silver rounds.
The obverse side of 1 oz Apollo 11 For All Mankind Rounds features a depiction of Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin on the lunar surface. As part of the Apollo 11 mission, the duo planted a special American flag on a unique flagpole on the Moon. As one astronaut plants the flag, the other has stepped aside and saluted Old Glory.
On the reverse field of 1 oz Silver For All Mankind Rounds is an image of the Apollo 11 mission patch. The image of the mission patch includes an American bald eagle on the lunar surface with an olive branch in its talons. The Earth is visible in the distance of Space behind the eagle, with a dual date mark honoring the 50th anniversary of the mission in 2019.
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