APOLLO SPACE DOLLAR COIN by CHIEF ENGRAVER of U.S. MINT

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  • Sold Date: Apr 21, 2010
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APOLLO SPACE DOLLAR GOLD COLORED DOLLAR COIN by THE CHIEF ENGRAVER of THE U.S. MINT FRANK GASPARRO
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APOLLO SPACE DOLLAR GOLD COLORED DOLLAR COIN by THE CHIEF ENGRAVER of THE U.S. MINT FRANK GASPARRO

HE WAS THE 10th CHIEF ENGRAVER

AT THE AGE OF 92 HE DIED

I PURCHASED THIS COIN, I THINK IN 1969, THE SAME YEAR APOLLO LANDED ON THE MOON FOR THE FIRST TIME

Frank Gasparro (August 26, 1909 � September 29, 2001) was the tenth Chief Engraver of the United States Mint, holding this position from February 23, 1965 to January 16, 1981. Before that, he was Assistant Engraver. Gasparro was born in Philadelphia. He designed both sides of the Susan B. Anthony dollar, both sides of the Eisenhower Dollar (with the exception of the Bicentennial issue of 1976), the Lincoln Memorial reverse of the cent (minted from 1959 to 2008), and the reverse of the Kennedy half dollar.

GOVERNMENT OFFICES
CHIEF ENGRAVER OF THE U.S. MINT
1965 - 1981
PRECEDED BY
GILROY ROBERTS
SUCCEEDED BY
ELIZABETH JONES
NOTICE THE EAGLE DOES NOT HAVE THE OLIVE BRANCH
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