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    Ex. John Young with handwritten provenance

    Apollo 16 Flown MS65 NGC Silver Robbins Medallion, Serial Number 95, Originally from the Personal Collection of Mission Commander John Young, with Handwritten and Signed Letter of Certification. This 35mm diameter sterling silver medal was one of only ninety-eight (of a total mintage of 300) flown aboard Apollo 16, April 16-27, 1972, along with crewmembers John Young, Ken Mattingly, and Charlie Duke. The obverse features the mission insignia, an eagle and shield above the moon with the surnames of the crewmembers. The reverse features the engraved dates of the launch, landing, and return. The serial number is on the rim along with the sterling and Robbins hallmarks. A beautiful Gem Uncirculated example with handwritten provenance from the mission commander.

    Included with this lot is a handwritten and signed Letter of Certification from Young on his personal letterhead stating, in full: "I hereby certify and confirm that Silver Robbins Medal, serial number 95, is one that was flown to the moon aboard the Apollo 16 Command Module, April 16-27, 1972. This medal has been part of my collection since the mission. Yours very truly John W. Young. Commander Apollo 16".




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    Auction Dates
    November, 2019
    14th-16th Thursday-Saturday
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