[APOLLO 14]. FLOWN ON APOLLO 14. COMMANDER ALAN SHEPARD'S APOLLO 14 SILVER ROBBINS MEDALLION
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FLOWN ON APOLLO 14
COMMANDER ALAN SHEPARD'S FLOWN APOLLO 14 SILVER ROBBINS MEDALLION
FLOWN Apollo 14 Robbins Medallion #220, NGC MS 65 (certificate number: 2582083-001), sterling silver, 35 by 30 mm overall. Obverse features the mission insignia with a NASA astronaut pin traveling from the Earth to the Moon, reverse engraved with launch, landing, and return dates ("Jan. 31, 1971 | Feb. 5, 1971 | Feb. 9, 1971.") With a Typed Letter Signed by ALAN SHEPARD, notarized on 25 October 1996 in Brevard County, Florida.
ONE OF ONLY 303 MINTED AND FLOWN
Apollo 14 was the eighth manned mission of the Apollo program, and the third to land on the Moon. The spacecraft was crewed by Commander Alan Shepard (the first American to travel into space), Command Module Pilot Stuart Roosa, and Lunar Module Pilot Ed Mitchell.
Al Shepard's provenance letter reads: "This is to verify that the accompanying silver medal, the insignia of the flight of Apollo 14, was flown to the moon on board the spacecraft during the time period of January 31 until February 9, 1971. It bears the serial number of 220."