Goldberg Coins and Collectibles

Sale 56

Lot 573

Apollo 1, 1967, Gold-Plated Fliteline Medallion. This medallion is unflown for obvious reasons. It depicts an artist's rendition of the Apollo capsule in flight over the Southern United States (including Florida where the capsule was launched) and Central America with the moon (the goal of the flight) in the distance. The reverse lists the names of the astronauts (Grissom, White and Chaffee) as well as the name of the mission (Apollo 1). The medallion is in its original Fliteline box. These gold medallions generally designated only for the astronaut's loved ones as special presents, whereas the silver medallions were more for general distribution. The gold medallions are, by far, much rarer due to the limited quantity made and their limited distribution.
Estimated Value $1,500 - 2,500.

Realized $576

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