Tlingit Tribe Code Talkers Bronze Medal 3 Inch
- Bronze duplicate of the Congressional Gold Medal awarded to the Tlingit Tribe Code Talkers
- Beautiful addition to any collection for the military history enthusiast
- Measures 3 inches in diameter
This large, 3 Inch Tlingit Tribe Code Talkers Bronze Medal makes the perfect gift for any World War II history buff or can be kept for your collection.
This medal is a bronze duplicate of the Congressional Gold Medal awarded to Tlingit Tribe Code Talkers at a ceremony at the U.S. Capitol Building on November 20, 2013, in recognition of their dedication and valor.
On the obverse design, the antenna on the soldier's equipment is raised as he talks on his radio sending a coded message. The soldier kneels on his right knee and holds his rifle in his left hand in case of attack. The three semicircles signify the transmission of radio signals. It is inscribed “TLINGIT WARRIORS CODE TALKERS.”
The reverse design depicts a killer whale headdress representing the Tlingit Code Talkers of World War II who were affiliated with the Killer Whale Clan. Inscriptions are “WORLD WAR II,” “KILLER WHALE CLAN” and “ACT OF CONGRESS 2008.”
|Design:||Obverse/Reverse Designer - Susan Gamble
Obverse Engraver – Joseph Menna
Reverse Engraver – Renata Gordon
|Struck Under Authority of:||Public Law 110-420|
|Place Minted:||Philadelphia Mint (no mint mark)|
|Composition:||90% Copper & 10% Zinc|