The names of the first U. Manned spaceflight programs - Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo - are above, representing the efforts of the U. Space program which culminated in reaching this historic milestone. Reverse: Depiction of the iconic photograph showing Neil Armstrong, the U.Flag, and the lunar lander on the lunar surface, as seen reflected in Buzz Aldrin's helmet. This coin represents one of the greatest achievements of the United States in the 20.
Century with an innovative new collectible. This new commemorative release from the U. Mint celebrates one of the most triumphant moments in U. History, as American astronaut Neil Armstrong became the first human to set foot on the moon on July 20, 1969. A portion of the cost of each coin is donated in support of the Astronauts Memorial Foundation, the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation, and the upcoming "Destination Moon" exhibit at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum.