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Medal, Commemorative, Apollo 14, Lincoln Mint

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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 14, Lincoln Mint

Collection Item Summary:

This Apollo 14 commemorative medal was struck by the Lincoln Mint in the United States. Apollo 14 was launched on January 31, 1971, and returned to Earth ten days later. Stuart Roosa, Alan Shepard, and Edgar Mitchell were the astronauts. It was the eighth human spaceflight and the third successful human lunar landing in the Apollo program.

Space medal collector Thomas Becker donated this medal to the National Collection 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

Credit Line

Gift of Thomas Becker

Materials

Sterling silver

Dimensions

3-D: 3.8cm (1 1/2 in.)

Country of Origin

United States of America

Type

MEMORABILIA-Events

Inventory Number

A19731544000