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Medal, Commemorative, Apollo 12

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This object is on display in the James S. McDonnell Space Hangar room at Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA.

Medal, Commemorative, Apollo 12

Collection Item Summary:

This Apollo 12 commemorative medal was struck by the Lincoln Mint. Apollo 12 was launched on November 14, 1969, and returned to Earth ten days later. It was the sixth human spaceflight and the second lunar landing in the Apollo program. Charles Conrad, Jr., Richard Gordon, Jr., and Alan Bean were the astronauts.

Space medal collector Thomas Becker donated this medal to the Museum in 1972.

Collection Item Long Description:

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum

Manufacturer

Lincoln Mint

Credit Line

Gift of Thomas Becker

Materials

Silver medal in plastic

Dimensions

  • 3-D: 7.6 x 7.6cm (3 x 3 in.)
  • Other (Coin): 3.8cm (1 1/2 in.)

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National Air and Space Museum Collection

Country of Origin

United States of America

Type

MEMORABILIA-Events

Inventory Number

A19731513000