Medal, Otto Lilienthal 1848-1896


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.


Bronze (Copper Alloy)


3-D: 10.2 × 0.5cm (4 × 3/16 in.)

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Physical Description

Bronze medal commemorating Otto Lilienthal; Obverse: relief profile bust of Lilienthal depicted, embossed text "1848 OTTO LILIENTHAL 1896"; Reverse: relief of two nude male figure and entranceway of a mine depicted, embossed text "NON OMNIS MORIAR" - Latin for roughly "not all of me will die"


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