Unflown sterling silver Space Shuttle Challenger STS-51L Robbins medal, approximately 1.5″ diameter, with a raised design on the face of the mission insignia encircled by the surnames of astronauts: McNair, Onizuka, Resnik, Scobee, Smith, McAuliffe, and Jarvis. The reverse features the launch date of the tragic mission, January 28, 1986. This medal is serial numbered “31” along the rim. Condition is mint state. Accompanied by the original case. A highly desirable piece produced by the Robbins Company as a memorial, with the reverse displaying the mission launch date as part of the die itself rather than engraved. RR Auction COA.
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