Unflown sterling silver Apollo 17 Robbins medal, approximately 1.25″ in diameter, with a raised design of the Apollo 17 mission insignia on the face and engraved on the reverse with the launch date of December 6, 1972, moon landing date of December 11, 1972, and return date of December 19, 1972. The medal is serial numbered “263” and includes its original matching case. Condition is mint state. From the personal collection of Alan Bean. Accompanied by a lengthy handwritten letter of provenance from Bean, in part: “I hereby certify that this Apollo 17 silver Robbins medal, serial number 263, which was not flown in space, was given to me by the crew after their return to earth in December of 1972.”
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