Apollo 8 50th Anniversary Antique Finish First Day of Issue. This coin is graded a perfect MS70 by PCGS and is a First Day of Issue. As of 4/20/19 the total PCGS population for this MS70 is just 64 coins. It is Smartminted, a 3oz huge 65mm diameter.
999 fine silver, antique finish, and just 99 pieces released worldwide. This coin celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 8 mission that was the first manned space mission to leave the earth's orbit. Apollo 8, the second manned spaceflight mission in the United States Apollo space program, was launched on December 21, 1968, and became the first manned spacecraft to leave Earth orbit, reach the Earths Moon, orbit it and return safely to Earth.
The three-astronaut crew Commander Frank Borman, Command Module Pilot James Lovell, and Lunar Module Pilot William Anders became the first humans to: travel beyond low Earth orbit; see Earth as a whole planet; enter the gravity well of another celestial body (Earths moon); orbit another celestial body (Earths moon); directly see the far side of the Moon with their own eyes; witness an Earthrise; escape the gravity of another celestial body (Earths moon); and re-enter the gravitational well of Earth. The coin features a window that depicts the Apollo spacecraft approaching the moon. Limited mintage to only 99 coins worldwide! This coin comes with the original box and numbered certificate of authenticity.
999 Silver 3oz PCGS MS70 First Day of Issue COA+Box. Coin pictured is the one you will receive. Please read the Terms of Sale below for other details. Good Luck and Happy Treasurz Hunting!!!!!
The item "2018 $20 Apollo 8 50th Ann. 999 Silver 3oz PCGS MS70 First Day of Issue COA+Box" is in sale since Tuesday, January 14, 2020.
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