Medal, Otto Lilienthal 1848-1896


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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)
  • Varnish


3-D: 7.4 × 0.3cm (2 15/16 × 1/8 in.)

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Physical Description

Bronze Bronze medal commemorating Otto Lilienthal; Obverse: relief profile bust of Lilienthal depicted, embossed text "1848 OTTO LILIENTHAL 1896, NON OMNIS MORIAR"; Reverse: relief of a blacksmith with iron wings and an anvil depicted, embossed text "OSTMARKENFLUG 1914 FOR VERDIENSTE".


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