This medal is a miniature bronze duplicate of the Congressional Gold Medal awarded to Arnold Palmer at a ceremony at the U.S. Capitol Building on September 12, 2012, in recognition of his service to the Nation in promoting excellence and good sportsmanship in golf. The medal measures 1-1/2 inches in diameter.
The obverse, designed and sculpted by United States Mint Sculptor-Engraver Don Everhart, features an image of Arnold Palmer finishing his golf swing with the inscription ARNOLD D. PALMER.
The reverse depicts a pair of crossed golf clubs and a golf ball on a tee with the inscriptions IN RECOGNITION OF HIS SERVICE TO THE NATION IN PROMOTING EXCELLENCE AND GOOD SPORTSMANSHIP, 92 PROFESSIONAL GOLF VICTORIES and 7 MAJOR CHAMPIONSHIPS.
Obverse - Don Everhart
Obverse sculpted by Don Everhart
Reverse - Phebe Hemphill
Reverse sculpted by Joseph Menna
|Struck Under Authority of:||Public Law 111-65|
|Place Minted:||Philadelphia Mint (no mint mark)|
|Composition:||Bronze| Program Information: Shipping Information: Purchase Information: