2019 Solomon Island Silver Plated Half Dollar Parkes Observatory Moon Landing


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Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first men on the moon with this partially colorized 2019 Proof!

  • Silver-plated copper half dollar recalls the moon landing of NASA astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin in their lunar module on July 20, 1969
  • Hundreds of millions of people worldwide watched breathlessly on television as Armstrong uttered these historic words: "Houston, Tranquility Base here. The has landed."
  • Legal tender for the Solomon Islands
  • Reverse features the 50th anniversary dates 1969-2019 and depicts the Parkes Observatory telescope in Australia and the satellite that broadcast the first steps on the moon to over 600 million people worldwide
  • Obverse features Queen Elizabeth II
  • Limited in mintage to just 19,069 pieces (honoring the 1969 moon landing)
  • Includes certificate of authenticity

Honor one of the greatest achievements in human history with this historic 50th anniversary half dollar Proof!