This set contains 27 coins of. 999 Pure Silver showing Americas Historic Space Program from 1961 to 1969.
It starts with Alan Shepards Mercury 3 Suborbital Space Flight in 1961 and covers the rest of the Mercury Flight through 1963. The Gemini flights of 1965 and 1966 and finally the Apollo flights from 1968 and 1969 which got America to the moon. The face of each medal bears a sculptured design portraying one of the key events in the history of America in space. The reverse briefly relates the history of the event portrayed.
The medals were struck by The International Mint. Each medal contains 21,25 grams of.999 Pure Silver and are roughly the size of an American half dollar (33mm). Each silver commemorative coin displays raised frosted surfaces which are set against a bright, shiny mirror like finish background which is breathtaking.
Terrific artwork and sharp strike. This beautiful coin set is very rare and in excellent condition. Would be a great addition to your collection or give as a gift!The item "History of America's Men in Space 27 Coins. 999 Pure Silver" is in sale since Sunday, March 10, 2019. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Exonumia\Medals". The seller is "coinshop_wa" and is located in Brighton, Michigan. This item can be shipped worldwide.