101122 | UNITED STATES. Charles Lindbergh bronze Medal.

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    101122  |  UNITED STATES. Charles Lindbergh bronze Medal. Issued 1927. The First Solo Transatlantic Flight (67mm, 149.88 g, 12h). By Prudhomme.

     

    CHARLES A LINDBERGH NEW YORK PARIS, bust right; to right, ÆTATIS / SVÆ / XXV in three lines / ALARVM REMIGIO IVNCTA PRMVM OCEANI LITTORA / MCMXXVI, map of the earth showing the route of travel. Edge: «cornucopia» BRONZE.

     

    Choice About Uncirculated. Olive-bronze surfaces, with some light rub on the high points and some scattered, minor marks.

     

    In May 1927, American aviator Charles A. Lindbergh won the Orteig Prize (a $25,000 award for the first Allied aviator(s) who could successfully make a transatlantic flight between New York and Paris)—a feat which instantly garnered him international attention and adoration.

     

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