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    APOLLO 16

    One of only ninety-eight that flew on Apollo 16

    Apollo 16 Flown Silver Robbins Medallion, Serial Number 90, Originally from the Personal Collection of Astronaut Jack Swigert, with LOA. 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. The original plastic Robbins case with numbered sticker on the bottom is included. Excellent.

    Included with this lot is a Letter of Authenticity signed by Jack Swigert's sister, Virginia Swigert, certifying "that this Apollo 16 Robbins Medal Flown - Serial Number 90 - is from Jack Swigert's personal collection" and that it comes directly from his estate.


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2015
    22nd Friday
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