US Mint New Frontier Astronauts We Came In Peace 3” Bronze Medal

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US MINT

New Frontier

Astronauts

"We Came In Peace"

3” Bronze Medal New

 

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New Frontier 3” Bronze Medal (920)
This medal is a bronze duplicate of the New FrontierCongressional Gold Medal 
awarded to astronauts John Herschel Glenn Jr., Neil A. Armstrong, Edwin E. “Buzz” 
Aldrin Jr. and Michael Collins at a ceremony in the U.S. Capitol Building on November
16, 2011, in recognition of their significant contributions to society. The medal 
measures three inches in diameter and is the same diameter and thickness as the
gold medal.

The obverse (heads side) depicts the portraits of Apollo 11 astronauts Neil A. 
Armstrong, Michael Collins, and Edwin E. “Buzz” Aldrin Jr. facing left and Friendship 7
astronaut John Herschel Glenn Jr. facing right, representing the two historic 
missions. The design also features a partial view of the Earth from orbit, as well as a
horizon line with an astronaut walking on the lunar surface facing the flag. The 
names of all four astronauts – JOHN GLENN, NEIL ARMSTRONG, MICHAEL COLLINS,
and BUZZ ALDRIN – are inscribed along the outer rim.

The reverse (tails) features the Lunar Excursion Module orbiting the moon and the 
Friendship 7 mission capsule orbiting the Earth with the inscription WE CAME IN 
PEACE FOR ALL MANKIND.
Design: Obverse – Joel Iskowitz
Obverse sculpted by Phebe Hemphill
Reverse – Joel Iskowitz
Reverse sculpted by Don Everhart
Struck Under Authority of: Public Law 111-44
Place Minted: Philadelphia (no mint mark)
Composition: Bronze

The New Frontier Congressional Gold Medal was given in honor of the significant 
achievements to society of these astronauts, including: 
!- John Glenn helped pave the way for the first lunar landing when he became the 
first American to orbit the Earth on February 20, 1962.
2- Neil Armstrong, as mission commander for Apollo 11, gained the distinction of 
being the first astronaut to land a craft on the moon and to step on its surface on 
July 21, 1969.
3- Buzz Aldrin joined Neil Armstrong in piloting the lunar module, Eagle, and became 
the second person to walk on the lunar surface. 
4- Michael Collins piloted the command module, Columbia, in lunar orbit and helped 
his fellow Apollo 11 astronauts complete their mission on the moon.

The actions of all four astronauts continue to greatly inspire the people of the United
States.

 This US Medal makes a great collectible numismatic gift for you

and/or someone you know. 

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US Mint New Frontier Astronauts We Came In Peace 3” Bronze Medal New
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  • Item #: C01V03M02P02C13L23NEWFRONTIERSME
  • Manufacturer: US MINT
  • Manufacturer's Product Number: 920
  • Condition: New
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