Comanche Nation Tribe Code Talkers Bronze Medal 1.5 Inchhttp://catalog.usmint.gov/comanche-nation-tribe-code-talkers-bronze-medal-1-one-half-inch-943.html
- Bronze duplicate of the Congressional Gold Medal awarded to the Comanche Nation Code Talkers
- Beautiful addition to any collection for the military history enthusiast
- Measures 1.5 inches in diameter
The Comanche Nation Tribe 1.5 Inch Code Talkers Bronze Medal is a smaller bronze duplicate of the Congressional Gold Medal awarded to Comanche Nation Tribe Code Talkers at a ceremony at the U.S. Capitol Building on November 20, 2013, in recognition of their dedication and valor.
The obverse design features the Comanche Code and Spirit Talker Monument located at Comanche Nation headquarters. Inscriptions are "COMANCHE CODE TALKERS" and "NUMUNU," Comanche language for "people."
The reverse design features the Comanche Nation logo, the 90th Infantry Division insignia on the left and the 4th Infantry Division insignia on the right. Inscriptions are "PUHIHWITEKWA EKASAHPANA," "WORLD WAR I," "WORLD WAR II" and "ACT OF CONGRESS 2008." According to the Comanche Nation, when loosely interpreted, "puhihwitekwa ekasahpana" means "soldiers talking on phones made of metal."
|Design:||Obverse – Richard Masters
Obverse Engraver – Charles L. Vickers
Reverse Designer/Engraver – Don Everhart
|Struck Under Authority of:||Public Law 110-420|
|Place Minted:||Philadelphia Mint (no mint mark)|
|Composition:||90% Copper & 10% Zinc|