USA RUSSIA EX_RARE Silver Medal 1975 - APOLLO SOYUZ AMERICAN-SOVIET SPACE FLIGHT. Apollo-Soyuz Test Project Flown Silver Medal (Medallion) Originally from the Personal Collection of Command Module Pilot Vance Brand! Only ninety-nine of these 30mm sterling silver medals (out of 99 minted) were actually flown on the historical Apollo-Soyuz Test Project, the first international manned space effort.Between July 17-19, 1975, following three years of preparations, three U. Astronauts (Thomas Stafford, Vance Brand, and Deke Slayton) and two Soviet cosmonauts (Alexei Leonov and Valery Kubasov) linked an Apollo spacecraft and a Soyuz capsule in Earth orbit. The obverse design depicts the docking maneuver above the Earth and the features the title First Joint U. Space Flight on English Language.
The reverse design depicts the docking maneuver above the Earth and the features the title First Joint U. Space Flight on Russian Language. On the Medal rim you can see: Sterling and some hallmarks. Great for anyone collecting Russian Coins. Beautiful coin take a look at my other listings as well.
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