No human being has ever seen before - dark side of the moon. The pictures were of poor quality; however the highlands. And lowlands were clearly recognisable. The big dark Mare Moscoviense is, among others, also visible. However 10 years later the Americans succeeded to win the footrace.
On July 21, 1969 at 3.56 oclock CET, Neil Armstrong. Left the lunar module Apollo 11 and set foot on our next orb with the words Thats one small step for man, one giant. In memory of this double anniversary the new silver coin shows both sides of the moon in incredible detail. Reverse of this coin a real moonstone is inlaid; a piece of the Lunar meteorite NWA 4881.
A Lunar meteorite is a meteorite. That is known to have originated on the Moon.Lunar origin is established by comparing the mineralogy, the chemical composition. And the isotopic composition between meteorites and samples from the Moon collected by the Apollo missions. 925 Weight 25 g Size 38.61 mm Quality Antique-finishe Mintage 1 969 pieces With original piece of lunar meteorite. The item "Ek // 5 Dollar Silver Cook Island 2009 Moon 40th and 50th Anniversaries PF68" is in sale since Monday, February 17, 2014. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ World\Australia & Oceania\Other Oceania Coins".pt" and is located in Lisbon. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia.