Unflown Apollo 13 sterling silver medallion struck by the Franklin Mint, approximately 1.5″ in diameter, with a raised design of the mission insignia on the face and depictions of the Odyssey and Aquarius spacecraft encircled by the original astronauts’ names on the reverse. The medal is serial numbered “0015” and stamped “Sterling” on the edge. Toning to the reverse, otherwise fine condition. Accompanied by a signed letter of provenance from Apollo 13 Commander Jim Lovell, in part: “I hereby certify that this Apollo 13 sterling silver Franklin Mint medal #0015…is one of the 200 original specimens that were made for me to take aboard the mission…This medal is from my personal collection and has been in my possession since the mission.” The Leon Ford Collection.
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