FLOWN MANNED FLIGHT AWARENESS MEDALLION.
Apollo 8 Manned Flight Awareness (MFA) medallion, created from a blend of alloy metals, 1½ inches in diameter. Mounted onto a 10½ x 8 inch NASA MFA certificate with the printed signature of Apollo 8 Commander Frank Borman. The medallion obverse features a profile of the Apollo 8 crew faces with their last names and the December 21-27, 1968 mission dates.
Alongside the mounted medallion, printed on the certificate, is a reproduction of the reverse of the medallion, which reads: "First Lunar Apollo Flight. In appreciation for your contribution to the Apollo Saturn Project, the Apollo 8 crew carried metal in this medallion on man's first flight to the moon."