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    Apollo 14 Flown Silver Robbins Medallion Directly from the Personal Collection of Astronaut John Young, Serial Number 149. This 35mm x 30mm oval sterling silver medal is in its original plastic box with the "149" sticker on the bottom. There were 303 sterling silver medallions struck for this January 31-February 9, 1971, flight and all were flown with crewmembers Shepard, Roosa, and Mitchell. The obverse bears the mission insignia picturing an Astronaut Pin (a gold pin that NASA gives to astronauts upon completion of their first flight) flying from the Earth to the moon. The reverse has the dates of the launch, moon landing, and return engraved with the crew's full names around the edge along with the sterling hallmark. The serial number is on the rim. Excellent condition.

    Included with this lot is a signed Letter of Certification from John Young stating: "I hereby certify that Apollo 14 silver Robbins Medal, serial number 149, was flown to the moon aboard Apollo 14 January 31-February 9, 1971. I obtained it through the Astronaut Office and it has been a part of my personal collection since the mission."


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    April, 2009
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