Byron Nelson Bronze Medal 1.5 Inchhttp://catalog.usmint.gov/byron-nelson-bronze-medal-1-one-half-inch-906.html
- Honors the golfer Byron Nelson
- Perfect for any golfing enthusiast
- Measures 1.5 inches in diameter
The Byron Nelson 1.5 Inch Bronze Medal honors the celebrated golfer in recognition of Mr. Nelson's significant contributions to the game of golf as a player, a teacher and a commentator.
Byron Nelson, (February 4, 1912 – September 26, 2006) was an American PGA Tour golfer between 1935 and 1946. He was considered a top player in the sport of golf during the World War II era and won 54 career victories, including a record 11 in a row.
The obverse design features a portrait of Byron Nelson with the inscriptions “BYRON NELSON 1912-2006” and “ACT OF CONGRESS 2006.”
The reverse features a younger Nelson with the inscriptions “PLAYER, TEACHER, HUMANITARIAN” and “CHAMPION.”
|Design:||Obverse – Norman Nemeth
Reverse – Don Everhart
|Authorizing Legislation:||Public Law 109-357|
|Place Minted:||Philadelphia Mint (no mint mark)|
|Composition:||90% Copper & 10% Zinc|