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Apollo 17 Robbins medal, serial number 168. Sterling silver medal commemorates Apollo 17 as the most recent lunar landing conducted by NASA to date. The mission launched 7 December 1972 and returned safely twelve days later. Pictorial obverse is cast with mission insignia, featuring stylized design elements of the U.S. flag and an eagle, alongside a bust in profile of Greek god Apollo. Figures are set against a detailed space ground featuring the moon and ringed planets. Scene is circumscribed by title, ''Apollo XVII / Cernan-Evans-Schmitt''. Reverse reads, ''Launch / Dec. 6, 1972 / Taurus-Littrow / Dec. 11, 1972 / Entry / Dec. 19, 1972'', circumscribed, ''America - Challenger / Apollo XVII The Beginning''. Medal is engraved with its serial number and ''r Sterling'' upon the rim's outer edge. Weighs 25 grams and measures 1.375''. Light tarnishing, else fine.
Unflown Apollo 17 Robbins Medal, Serial Number 168
Unflown Apollo 17 Robbins Medal, Serial Number 168
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Minimum Bid: $500
Final prices include buyers premium.: $1,290
Number Bids: 4
Auction closed on Thursday, August 29, 2013.
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