Flown STS-8 Robbins medal, approximately 1.5″ in diameter, with a raised design on the face of the mission insignia encircled by the astronauts’ names. The reverse of the sterling silver medal is engraved with the launch date, “0232 EDT 8-30-83,” and the landing date, “0041 PDT 9-5-83, RW 22 Edwards AFB, CA.” Serial numbered “F38” on the rim. Medal is encapsulated in a plastic NGC holder and graded MS62. Only 81 of these medallions were flown on the mission, making them especially scarce among flown Robbins medals.
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