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Flown sterling silver Apollo 16 Robbins medal

14 Nov

Flown sterling silver Apollo 16 Robbins medal, approximately 1.25″ diameter, with a raised design on the face of the Apollo 16 mission insignia. The reverse of the sterling silver medal is engraved with the April 16, 1972, launch date, April 20, 1972, moon landing date, and April 27, 1972, return date. Medal is numbered “5,” along the rim. Condition is mint state, with some scattered light finish loss along the rim. Accompanied by a 2013 letter of authenticity from Apollo 16 Commander John Young, which reads: “I hereby certify that Apollo 16 silver Robbins Medal, serial number 5, was flown to the moon with me aboard the mission April 16-27, 1972. It has been a part of my personal collection since the mission.” Pre-certified Steve Zarelli and RR Auction COA.

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