50th Anniversary of Apollo 13: The Lunar Module - 2020 Proof Fine Silver 1oz Piedfort (2oz total) Ultra High Relief Dished

Product Code: L6724700

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Coin Highlights

  • 2020 Proof Fine Silver 1oz Piedfort (2oz total) Ultra High Relief Dished Coin
  • Issued on Behalf of Ascension Island
  • Issue Limit: 650
  • Presented in a beautiful black box with a Special Themed Certificate of Authenticity.
  • Special Permission Granted by NASA for use of the ‘Meatball’ logo.


Pobjoy Mint is delighted to announce the release of a stunning new coin which commemorates the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 13 mission. To mark this historic event which was seen by a worldwide audience, Pobjoy Mint struck the first coin on the 17th April 2020 the day of the 50th anniversary when the world watched the Lunar Module splashdown making this coin even more special.

Apollo 13 was the seventh crewed mission in the Apollo space programme and the third mission was meant to land on the moon. However, two days into the mission quickly turned into one of making sure the crew were brought home alive.

The design on the coin features the Lunar Module splashing down in the South Pacific with the parachutes falling behind it. A helicopter can be seen hovering over the module with the USS Lwo Jima on the horizon. The NASA logo and the Apollo 13 Crew Patch are also featured in the design. 

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Launched on 11th April 1970, the Apollo spacecraft consisted of two independent crafts joined by a tunnel – the orbiter Odyssey and the lander Aquarius. The Lunar module was only designed to support two men on the lunar surface for the two days, but following the explosion in the gas tank, Mission control had to come up with new procedures to allow support all three men for a period of four days while the spacecraft looped around the moon and made its way back to earth.

During this time the three astronauts experienced a harsh time with limited power, against the odds Apollo 13 was brought home safely which made this historic event a remarkable one with tens of millions watching the splashdown on television.

Metal Proof Fine Silver 1oz Piedfort
Diameter 38.60mm
Weight 62.21gms
Issue Limit 650

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