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    Apollo 13 Unflown Franklin Mint Proof Silver 1970 Medal, Serial Number 0022. This beautiful 38mm sterling silver medallion features the mission insignia on the obverse that includes 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" along with the crew's full names: "James A. Lovell Jr - Fred W. Haise Jr - Thomas K Mattingly". This is one of 200 individually-numbered specimens struck and is particularly desirable in that it bears the name of the originally-slated command module pilot, Thomas Mattingly. The Robbins Medals from Apollo 13 were restruck with the name of the last-minute replacement, Jack Swigert. A smooth area on the rim bears the sterling, Franklin, 1970 hallmarks and the serial number. Great item, seldom seen. Superb condition.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2011
    3rd Friday
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