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    Apollo 13 Unflown PF64 Ultra Cameo NGC Franklin Mint Silver Medal Originally from the Personal Collection of Mission Commander James Lovell, Serial Number 0079, with Signed LOA. This 38mm medallion features the mission insignia on the obverse depicting the name of the mission, three of Apollo's chariot horses flying toward the moon, and the slogan "Ex Luna, Scientia" ("from the moon, knowledge"). The reverse features images of and the text "Spacecraft Odyssey and Aquarius" and the crew's full names: "James A. Lovell Jr - Fred W. Haise Jr - Thomas K Mattingly". Excellent example with NGC label stating: "1970 Specimen #0079" and "Ex. James A. Lovell. Jr."

    Included with this lot is a signed Letter of Authenticity from Lovell on his company letterhead stating, in full: "I hereby certify that this Apollo 13 sterling silver Franklin Mint medal #0079, which also lists the original scheduled crew on its reverse, is one of 200 original specimens that were made for me to take aboard the mission April 11-17, 1970. This medal is from my personal collection and has been in my possession since the mission."


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    April, 2013
    18th Thursday
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