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    Apollo 16 Unflown MS68 NGC Silver Robbins Medallion Directly from the Personal Collection of Astronaut Rusty Schweickart, with Signed Letter of Certification. This 35mm diameter sterling silver medal was one of 300 minted (only 96 were flown and numbered) for the flight of Apollo 16, April 16-27, 1972, crewed by 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 sterling and Robbins hallmarks are on the rim. Tagged by NGC "Ex: Russell L. Schweickart". A Superb Gem Uncirculated example.

    Included with this lot is a Letter of Certification signed by Rusty Schweickart on his personal letterhead stating, in full: "I hereby certify that the accompanying Apollo 16 silver Robbins Medallion, although unflown, is an authentic Robbins Medallion that I received through the Astronaut Flight Office. It has been in my personal collection since the Apollo 16 mission in April 1972."


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    May, 2019
    9th-11th Thursday-Saturday
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