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1 oz Silver Apollo 11 Splash Down Round Gold Plated, Capsule with CoA | North American Mint

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The final design of the Apollo 11 Silver Series from the North American Mint captures the moment that the three-man crew of Apollo 11 returned safely to Earth. The first humans ever to set foot on another celestial body, the crew of Apollo 11 reentered the Earths atmosphere in the Columbia capsule and splashed down safely in the warm waters of the South Pacific on July 24, 1969. Right now, you can buy 1 oz Silver Apollo 11 Splash Down Rounds online from Provident Metals.

Highlights:

  • Arrives with an individual protective plastic capsule and a Certificate of Authenticity!
  • 8th and final issue in the Apollo 11 Silver Series!
  • Impressive 24-karat gold layer!
  • Limited mintage of just 500 silver rounds!
  • Contains 1 Troy oz of .999 pure silver.
  • On the obverse is a depiction of the Columbia after splashdown in the South Pacific.
  • The reverse side captures the Apollo 11 mission patch.
  • Proof-like visuals.

Provident Metals is happy to offer the 1 oz Silver Apollo 11 Splash Down Round to you in this listing with a beautiful gold-plated finish. This second run of the Apollo 11 Series delivers all eight original designs with a new 24-karat gold layer applied to the entirety of the obverse and reverse fields. The rounds are available in individual protective plastic capsules with a Certificate of Authenticity included.

Obverse

On the obverse of Silver Apollo 11 Splash Down Rounds is a depiction of the Columbia capsule as it rests on the waters of the South Pacific. Its parachutes now rest on the sides after having slowed the capsules descent during reentry. An inflatable craft has expanded beneath the Columbia to keep it afloat atop the waters of the South Pacific as a specially-trained US Navy dive team approaches in a dinghy to retrieve the crew. Inscriptions on this face include Splashdown, 13 Degrees, 19 Minutes North Latitude and 169 Degrees, Nine Minutes West Longitude and July 24, 1969.

Reverse

The reverse side of the 1 oz Silver Apollo 11 Splash Down Rounds is a replica of the Apollo 11 mission patch. The patch showed the American bald eagle as it landed on the surface of the Moon with an olive branch in its talons. Earth is visible in the distant background as inscriptions within the design field read 1969 – 2019 and 50th Anniversary. Around the design fields edge are double inscriptions of One Ounce and .999 Fine Silver.

History

The Apollo 11 Columbia capsule was retrieved from the South Pacific by the crew of the USS Hornet, an aircraft carrier with the United States Navy. Among those present on the USS Hornet waiting on the Columbias arrival was President Richard Nixon who had flown to Johnston Atoll aboard Air Force One. The President later flew to the USS Hornet aboard Marine One to join in the celebration of the Apollo 11 crews return.

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Product Details

Mint Mark Not Shown
Metals Purity .999
Producer North American Mint
Diameter 39 mm
Condition New
Edge Style Reeded
Product Series Apollo 11
Certificate of Authenticity Yes
Capsule Size 39 mm
Packaging Plastic Capsule
Metal Content 1 Troy Ounce
Shipping Orders over $199 Ship Free
Provident ID 3840835