Mint State Proof Cameo significant and historic silver medal issued to commemorate the first non-stop transatlantic flight (not to be repeated until Lindberg's flight in 1927).
Certified by NGC to PF 63, Population Census: this coin, none higher. Highly lustrous, mirror surfaces. Scratches are present on the holder.
Airship LZ 126 was delivered to the US Navy as part of Germany's WWI War Reparations and renamed USS Los Angeles (used for training purposes).
Beautiful in hand!
Obverse: Bust of Dr. Hugo Eckener
Reverse: View of Zeppelin in flight with significant flight dates: Friedrichshafen, Azores, Sable Island and stops within the United States (Boston, New York, Lakehurst).
33mm, 15.1g, edge is stamped: 990