Category Archives: 2019 Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coin

Limited Edition Apollo 13 Coins With Astronaut Autograph

A very limited number of 2019 Apollo gold, silver, and clad commemorative coins have been graded and encapsulated by Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) with special Apollo 13 50th anniversary inserts, each autographed by Lunar Module Pilot Fred Haise to commemorate his historic mission. Fewer than three hundred of these coins across all denominations have […]

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The Coin Analyst: The Most Profitable Modern Coins of 2019

The Most Profitable Modern Coins By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ….. In 2019 two major trends stood out in modern coins. The first trend was that, despite the overall high level of activity in the market with ever more new coins (especially from world and private mints), the saturation level of releases took a toll […]

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The Year That Was: Winners and Losers at the US Mint in 2019

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek ….. The United States Mint had a busy year in 2019, which isn’t surprising given the amazing pace at which it has been producing new collectible coins and other products in recent years. The Mint’s catalog has been growing in size for many years now, and it’s stuffed annually with […]

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US Gold Coins of the 2010s: A Golden Decade For Collectors?

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek ….. As 2019 winds down, so, too, does the decade of the 2010s. It was a colorful period for the United States Mint, which produced a staggering variety of numismatic gold coinage for collectors. Coin collectors have been busy trying to keep up with the Mint’s rapidly expanding gold catalog, […]

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The U.S. Mint and NASA Celebrate Decades of Coins and Space

What’s been to Mars, the International Space Station, the Hubble Space Telescope, and the Kuiper Belt? The answer may surprise you – U.S. coins   U.S. coins have journeyed to the Hubble Space Telescope, the International Space Station, Mars, and even the Kuiper Belt. Image courtesy United States Mint Our coins have journeyed across space […]

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Special NGC Label and Designation for Apollo 11 Anniversary Week

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) is offering a special label and designation that is available exclusively for 2019 Apollo 11-themed coins received during the anniversary of the historic moon mission. On July 16, 1969, the Apollo 11 mission launched from Florida, landing astronauts on the moon on July 20 and returning them safely to Earth on […]

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Special NGC Label and Designation for Apollo 11 Anniversary Week

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) is offering a special label and designation that is available exclusively for 2019 Apollo 11-themed coins received during the anniversary of the historic moon mission. On July 16, 1969, the Apollo 11 mission launched from Florida, landing astronauts on the moon on July 20 and returning them safely to Earth on […]

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U.S. Mint Providing Replacement Sleeve for 2019 Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Proof Half Dollar Set

All Apollo 11 50th Anniversary 2019 Proof Half Dollar Sets were assembled with an error on the product sleeve. The back of the outside packaging sleeve incorrectly shows Gilroy Roberts as designing and engraving both the obverse and reverse of the Kennedy half dollar. Roberts designed and engraved the obverse but Frank Gasparro designed and […]

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Domed Coin From Pobjoy Mint Commemorates 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11 Moon Landing

Anyone on planet Earth at the time will remember exactly where they were and what they were doing on July 20, 1969 when Apollo 11 landed on the moon and Neil Armstrong took his first steps on the lunar surface uttering the words “one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind”. Pobjoy Mint […]

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United States Mint Rolls Out Commemorative Coins Honoring 1st Manned Lunar Landing Jan. 24

The United States Mint will open sales for the 2019 Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Program on January 24 at noon EST. This unique four-coin program includes the Mint’s first reeded five-ounce proof silver dollar, a $5 gold coin, a silver dollar, and a half dollar. All coins are curved. This year, the Mint […]

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Astronauts Memorial Foundation Honors the Past, Inspires the Future with PCGS Apollo 11 Coin Holders

The Astronauts Memorial Foundation (www.amfcse.org), a nonprofit organization that honors and memorializes those astronauts who have sacrificed their lives for the nation and the space program by sponsoring the Space Mirror Memorial, and by implementing innovative educational technology programs, has selected Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) to create a special label to celebrate the launch of […]

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The Coin Analyst: The 10 Greatest U.S. Mint Coins of the Decade, 2010-2019

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ….. With the 2010s having begun their final year, now is a good time to look back on the past decade in United States Mint coin production and highlight the most significant releases. Secondary market performance and mintages have been considered, but other factors were even more important – especially […]

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United States Mint Announces Historic Collaboration With Royal Australian Mint

The United States Mint has announced a collaborative project with the Royal Australian Mint. The two Mints will produce a commemorative coin set in celebration of the historic Apollo 11 Moon landing on July 20, 1969. The set will feature a U.S. Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Half Dollar paired with an Australian 50th Anniversary of the […]

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Watch: The 2019 Apollo 11 Coin First Strike Ceremony

By CoinWeek News Staff …. On Thursday, December 13, the United States Mint held a striking ceremony for the 2019 Apollo 11 Moon Landing 50th Anniversary Commemorative silver and gold coins. Several invited guests–including the children of the first men to set foot on another world: Buzz Aldrin’s son Andy Aldrin; Michael Collins’ daughter Ann […]

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Watch the 2019 Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Design Unveiling

At 10:30 AM this morning, the United States Mint will unveil the design of the 2019 Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coin. The coin is authorized by Public Law 114-282, which calls for the production of a curved $5 gold coin, curved $1 silver coins, curved half-dollar clad coins, and a curved 5-ounce $1 silver […]

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Tomorrow’s 2019 Apollo 11 50th anniversary commemorative coin design unveiling

The 2019 Apollo 11 50th anniversary commemorative coin design unveiling will take place tomorrow Thursday, October 11, 2018, at 10:30 a.m

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CoinWeek News Wire for November 3, 2017: Bitcoin Bound and the RCM Counterfeit Gold Mystery

By Coinweek …. CoinWeek News Wire for November 3, 2017:  Brain Food 1.) The Ideal Auction Preston McAfee, Chief Economist at Microsoft, explains the different kinds of auctions, how they work, what the pros and cons are, and why we don’t have auctions for everything we buy. Truly fascinating stuff. But where it gets deep […]

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Modern US Coins – CCAC Discusses Apollo 11 Designs, ATB Quarter Concepts

By CoinWeek News Staff …. Wednesday’s meeting of the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (otherwise known as the CCAC) was relatively painless. Only two items were on the agenda, and neither required a vote: the review and discussion of finalist designs for the 50th Anniversary Apollo 11 Commemorative Coin program and a discussion of the concepts […]

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Modern US Coins – CCAC Discusses Apollo 11 Designs, ATB Quarter Concepts

By CoinWeek News Staff ….   Wednesday’s meeting of the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (otherwise known as the CCAC) was relatively painless. Only two items were on the agenda, and neither required a vote: the review and discussion of finalist designs for the 50th Anniversary Apollo 11 Commemorative Coin program and a discussion of the […]

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Modern US Coins – CCAC to Review Apollo 11, America the Beautiful Quarters Designs

The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) will hold a public meeting at 9:00 a.m. (ET) on Wednesday October 18, 2017, at United States Mint Headquarters, in the Second Floor Conference Room, at 801 9th St. NW, in Washington, D.C. The purpose of the meeting is to conduct business related to the CCAC’s responsibility to advise […]

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CCAC Recommends Designs for Apollo 11, Native American $1, Congressional Gold Medals

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek …. At yesterday’s marathon meeting of the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC), design candidate portfolios for several programs were reviewed and discussed, with committee recommendations to the Secretary of the Treasury ultimately being made. The meeting’s agenda included designs for the 2019 and 2020 Native American $1 coins, the Filipino […]

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Candidate Designs Revealed for Upcoming Commemorative Coins, Gold Medals

By CoinWeek News Staff …. The United States Mint recently revealed design candidates for a number of coin and medal programs, including the 2019 and 2020 Native American $1 coins, the 2019 Apollo 11 50th Anniversary commemorative coin program, and the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) and Filipino Veterans of World War 2 Congressional Gold […]

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Modern US Coins – CCAC to Discuss Apollo 11 Commem, Filipino Veterans Medal Designs June 21

A possible 2018 American Liberty 24-karat gold fractional coin also on the meeting’s agenda Pursuant to United States Code, Title 31, section 5135(b)(8)(C), the United States Mint announces the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) public meeting scheduled for June 21, 2017. Date: June 21, 2017. Time: 9:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. EST Location: Second Floor […]

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U.S. Mint News: 2019 Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Design Contest Opens May 1

By CoinWeek News Staff …. Starting Monday, May 1, the United States Mint will begin accepting entries to its design contest for the 2019 Apollo 11 50th anniversary commemorative coin program. Signed into law on December 16, 2016 by President Barack Obama, the act authorizes the Mint to mint a $5 gold Uncirculated coin, a […]

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Design Recommendations Considered for 2019-20 Native American $1 Coins

By CoinWeek News Staff ….   The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC)for the reverse of the 2019 and 2020 Native American $1 coins. Glenna Goodacre’s portrayal of Shoshone maiden and guide Sacagawea, a vital member of the Lewis and Clark Expedition to explore the interior of what is now the continental United States all the […]

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Modern Commemoratives – 50th Anniversary Apollo 11 Coin Bill Passes House

By CoinWeek News Staff ….   On Monday, December 5, the United States House of Representatives passed legislation authorizing the production and sale of commemorative coins honoring the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing – the first time mankind had ever set foot upon the surface of another planetary body. The bill (H.R. […]

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