Apollo 11 Commemorative Medallion

Made:
1969-1979 in Unknown place
maker:
Unknown
Apollo 11 Commemorative Medallion

Apollo 11 Commemorative Medallion
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Musuem

A commemorative medallion for the first Moon landing, 1969, made from the same metal as the Apollo 11 command and lunar modules.

The inscription on the back reads 'This Medallion contains metal from spacecrafts Columbia and Eagle, that took Astronauts Armstrong, Aldrin and Collins on their historic Apollo 11 mission that resulted in the first landing of man on the Moon.'

Details

Category:
Space Technology
Object Number:
Y1991.50.10
type:
medallion - medal
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • medal
credit:
Gift of Mr. K. Gilroy.