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Medal, Commemorative, Apollo 15, International 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.

Collection Item Summary:

This Apollo 15 commemorative medal was struck by the International Mint, an American company. Apollo 15 launched on July 26, 1971, and returned to Earth twelve days later. David Scott, Alfred Worden, and James Irwin were the astronauts. It was the ninth human spaceflight and the fourth 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

International Mint

Credit Line

Gift of Thomas Becker

Materials

Bronze

Dimensions

3-D: 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

A19731546000