Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    Apollo 11 Flown Silver Robbins Medallion Originally from the Personal Collection of Mission Lunar Module Pilot Buzz Aldrin, Serial Number 343. This 28mm sterling silver medal was one of 450 flown on Apollo 11, July 16-24, 1969, the first manned lunar landing. Its three-man crew consisted of Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Collins. The obverse depicts Collins' early and original concept for the mission insignia with the eagle carrying an olive branch in its mouth. NASA thought the sharp, open talons of the eagle looked too "warlike" so they moved the olive branch, representing peace, to the claws. This is one of, if not the only, major official item that renders the insignia as it was meant to be by the astronaut designer. The reverse has the dates of the mission, surnames of the crew, and the serial number. Medal in excellent condition.

    A signed letter from the consignor will be included with this lot; it explains that this medallion as well as an Apollo 11 insurance cover (also in this auction) was given to his late sister-in-law by Aldrin in the late 1970s.

    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Miscellaneous Collectibles, Small (view shipping information)

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    October, 2009
    8th Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 1,536

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 26 days left to consign to the 2018 June 10 Civil War, Militaria, Arms & Armor - Dallas!

    Learn about consigning with us

    The department director has the heart of a true and highly knowledgeable collector with the business acumen of someone who has been not only successful but has decades of an impeccable track record
    David Greenburg,
    Chicago, IL
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2018 March 17 Western Americana & Texana Grand Format Auction - Dallas
    2018 March 17 Western Americana & Texana Grand Format Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED SO FAR $327,896