OSIRIS-REx Launch Copper Coin
OSIRIS-REx Launch Copper Coin
OSIRIS-REx Launch Copper Coin

OSIRIS-REx Launch Copper Coin

Leading the charge in asteroid study

  • .8" / 2.2 cm coin 
  • solid copper
  • Reuleaux triangle shape
  • Features the Atlas V Rocket 
  • Commemorates the launch of the OSIRIS-REx mission on September 8, 2016

OSIRIS-REx is the current NASA mission that is studying the asteroid Bennu. Each of the five coins in the OSIRIS-REx Set represents a key element of the mission:

  •  Launch coin: features the Atlas V rocket, struck in solid copper
  • Gravity Assist coin: features OSIRIS-REx and the Earth during its gravity assist maneuver
  •  Surveying coin: features Bennu and the OSIRIS-REx, struck in solid brass
  •  Sample Collection coin: features OSIRIS-REx and the TAGSAM taking a sample from Bennu, struck in solid brass
  •  Landing coin: features Sample Return Capsule and parachute during descent to Earth, struck in solid steel
See the OSIRIS-REx Set:
OSIRIS-REx Set of 5 Coins 

Coins designed by Dylan Craig

Learn more about the OSIRIS-REx mission at asteroidmission.org

Note—Each order comes packed with a handwritten envelope straight from Shire Post Mint. We will make this out to whomever is on the SHIPPING ADDRESS. If you are giving this as a gift and would like a different name on the envelope, please include the recipient's name in the Special Instructions field as you complete your order.

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