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    Apollo 16 Flown MS66 NGC Silver Robbins Medallion, Serial Number 41, Originally from the Personal Collection of Mission Commander John Young, with Signed Letter of Authenticity. 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. Medallions from the collections of crewmembers, especially commanders, of the particular flight are the most desirable to collectors. A beautiful Gem Uncirculated example.


    Included with this lot is a signed Letter of Authenticity from Young on his personal letterhead stating, in full: "I hereby certify that Apollo 16 silver Robbins Medal, serial number 41, was flown with me to the moon aboard the mission April 16-27, 1972. It has been part of my collection since the mission."


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    November, 2018
    1st-3rd Thursday-Saturday
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