Your first look at design candidates for the 2019 Apollo 11 50th Anniversary coins

Final obverse design to be paired with common Moon Walk reverse
By , Coin World
Published : 10/18/17
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➤ A gold $5 half eagle of otherwise standard specifications, with a mintage limit of 50,000 coins.

➤ A silver dollar of standard specifications, limited to a mintage of 400,000 coins.

➤ A copper-nickel clad half dollar of standard specifications, limited to a mintage of 750,000.

➤ A silver dollar of the same specifications as the current America the Beautiful 3-inch 5-ounce .999 fine silver bullion coins, limited to a maximum of 100,000 pieces.

The three standard coins are to be issued in both Proof and Uncirculated versions, while the 5-ounce silver dollar is to be struck only with a Proof finish.

During the Oct. 18 meeting, the CCAC was also to recommend a revised version of a proposed design for the reverse of the 2019 American Memorial Park quarter dollar for the Commonweath of the Northern Mariana Islands and discuss design concepts and themes for the five 2020 America the Beautiful quarter dollars and the lone 2021 coin reflecting the 56th and final coin in the 11-year series.

The 2020 designs will represent National Park of American Samoa, Weir Farm National Historic Site in Connecticut, Salt River Bay National Historical Park and Ecological Preserve in the U.S. Virgin Islands, Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park in Vermont, and Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve in Kansas.

The final coin, dated 2021, honors Tuskeegee Airmen National Historic Site in Alabama.

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