101811 | UNITED STATES & GERMANY. Irwin, Worden & Scott silver Medal.

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    101811  |  UNITED STATES & GERMANY. Irwin, Worden & Scott silver Medal. Issued 1971. Commemorating Apollo 15 (34mm, 14.83 g, 12h). Münz-Prägstatt (München).

     

    • J. IRWIN A. WORDEN D. SCOTT • / VENTURE OF FOURTH MOONLANDING, busts of Irwin, Worden, and Scott facing slightly left in astronauts' suits / APOLLO 15 / SCOTT WORDEN IRWIN, insignia of the mission. Edge: Plain.

     

    Hans Kaiser 2088. Choice Gem Mint State. Tremendously prooflike and dazzling, with a light frosting to the devices and some subtle burgundy-lilac toning.

     

    The fourth mission to land upon the surface of the moon, Apollo 15 also featured a greater focus upon scientific experiments than previous missions, along with the first usage of the Lunar Roving Vehicle.