FLOWN ON APOLLO-SOYUZ TEST PROJECT (ASTP). ASTRONAUT JOHN YOUNG'S APOLLO-SOYUZ SILVER ROBBINS MEDALLION
FROM THE COLLECTION OF A PROMINENT WEST COAST COLLECTOR
FLOWN ON APOLLO-SOYUZ TEST PROJECT (ASTP)
ASTRONAUT JOHN YOUNG'S FLOWN APOLLO-SOYUZ SILVER ROBBINS MEDALLION
FLOWN Apollo-Soyuz Test Project Robbins Medallion #48F, NGC MS 65 (certificate number: 2356824-001), sterling silver, 35 mm in diameter. Obverse features the mission insignia showing the docking maneuver above the Earth, reverse engraved with launch and entry dates ("July 15, 1975 | July 24, 1972") and bearing the phrase "First Joint U.S.–U.S.S.R. Space Flight." With a Typed Letter Signed by JOHN YOUNG on his letterhead.
ONE OF ONLY 93 FLOWN OF 283 MINTED — THE FIRST INTERNATIONAL MANNED SPACE EFFORT
John Young's provenance letter reads: "I hereby certify that Apollo-Soyuz (ASTP) silver Robbins Medal, serial 048 F, was flown aboard ASTP July 15-24, 1975. I obtained it through the Astronaut Office and it has been a part of my personal collection since the mission."