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    One of only eighty flown

    Apollo 17 Flown MS67 NGC Silver Robbins Medallion, Serial Number F44, Originally from the Personal Collection of Astronaut Ed Gibson, with Signed Letter of Authenticity. This 35mm sterling silver medal was one of only eighty flown aboard Apollo 17, December 7-19, 1972, with crewmembers Gene Cernan, Ron Evans, and Harrison Schmitt. A total of 300 were minted to commemorate this sixth and final lunar landing of the NASA program. The obverse features the mission insignia depicting the head of the Greek god Apollo, a U.S. flag and eagle, the moon, and the surnames of crewmembers. The mission dates are engraved on the reverse with the phrase "The Beginning". The serial number and sterling and Robbins hallmarks are on the rim. This is the rarest, and arguably the most beautiful design of all Apollo Robbins medals. A Superb Gem Uncirculated example.

    Included with this lot is a signed Certificate of Authenticity from Gibson stating, in full: "The Space Medallion that accompanies this Certificate is from my personal collection. It was flown on the Apollo XVII mission. I have been its sole owner, and it has been in my possession since being acquired directly from the mission's flight crew during the time I was an active astronaut. Thus, I unequivocally guarantee its authenticity. The summary description of this medallion follows: Flight Crew Flown Robbins Silver Mission Medallion - Apollo XVII, F 44/ My Space Medallion Collection Number 28."


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2018
    1st-3rd Thursday-Saturday
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