Medal, Otto Lilienthal


Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

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

Credit Line

Donated by the Institute of Aeronautical Sciences Inc.


  • Ceramic
  • Paint


3-D: 5.4 x 1.3 x 6.8cm (2 1/8 x 1/2 x 2 11/16 in.)

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Physical Description

Bronze ceramic medallion commemorating Otto Lilienthal; Obverse: relief profile bust of Lilienthal depicted, embossed text "OTTO LILIENTHAL *23 V 1848, +10 VII 1896"; Reverse: relief of a bird's wing and a swastika depicted, embossed text "LILIENTHAL GESELLSCHAFT FUR LUFTFAHRTFORSCHUNG".


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