[APOLLO 16]. FLOWN ON APOLLO 16. COMMANDER JOHN YOUNG'S APOLLO 16 SILVER ROBBINS MEDALLION
15,000 - 20,000 USD
FROM THE COLLECTION OF A PROMINENT WEST COAST COLLECTOR
FLOWN ON APOLLO 16
COMMANDER JOHN YOUNG'S FLOWN APOLLO 16 SILVER ROBBINS MEDALLION
FLOWN Apollo 16 Robbins Medallion #95, NGC MS 65 (certificate number: 2356823-001), sterling silver, 35 mm in diameter. Obverse features the mission insignia with an eagle with outstretched wings, reverse engraved with launch, landing, and return dates ("Apr. 16, 1972 | Apr. 20, 1972 | Apr. 27, 1972.") With an Autograph Letter Signed by JOHN YOUNG on his letterhead.
ONE OF ONLY 98 FLOWN OF 300 MINTED — ORIGINALLY FROM THE COLLECTION OF COMMANDER JOHN YOUNG
See preceding lot.
John Young's provenance letter reads: "I hereby certify and confirm that Silver Robbins medal, serial number 95, is one that was flown to the Moon aboard the Apollo 16 Command Module, April 16-27 1972. This medal has been part of my personal collection since the mission."