Canadian Apollo 11 Commemorative Coin

Whole Object Name

Canadian Apollo 11 Commemorative Coin

Collection

Apollo

Description

This coin was produced to commemorate the Apollo 11 mission when Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first people to walk on the Moon on 20 July 1969. The front of the coin displays portraits of Armstrong, Aldrin and the third crew member Michael Collins, who remained in lunar orbit while the other two were on the lunar surface. The reverse depicts the Lunar Module on the surface of the Moon. The lettering on the reverse of the coin is in both English and French as the coin is Canadian.

Lettering
Front:
Apollo 11
E.Aldrin
N. Armstrong
M. Collins

Back:
July 20 Juillet 1969
The first men on the moon
Les premier hommes sur la lune

Object number

2018-12
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  • image Canadian Apollo 11 Commemorative Coin (front)
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