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Dr. Michael E. DeBakey, M.D. Bronze Medal 3” (726)

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Authorized by Public Law 110-95, this medal was struck to honor Dr. Michael E. DeBakey, M.D. for his many outstanding contributions as a heart surgeon to the Nation. This medal is a bronze replica of the Congressional Gold Medal presented to Dr. DeBakey at a ceremony at the United States Capitol building on April 23, 2008.

The obverse design depicts Dr. DeBakey in full scrubs with a surgery team in the background. It includes the inscriptions “MICHAEL E. DEBAKEY, M.D.” and “ACT OF CONGRESS 2007.”

The reverse design features an anatomical heart placed prominently over a globe, representing Dr. DeBakey’s teachings on cardiovascular procedures to surgeons around the world. The heart is encircled by a ribbon with the inscription, “THE PURSUIT OF EXCELLENCE HAS BEEN MY OBJECTIVE IN LIFE,” a quote by Dr. DeBakey.

Specification NameSpecification Value
Design: Obverse - Don Everhart
Reverse - Don Everhart
Struck Under
Authority of:
Public Law 110-95
Place Minted: Philadelphia Mint (no mint mark)
Composition: Bronze

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