Choctaw Nation Tribe Code Talkers Bronze Medal 1.5 Inchhttp://catalog.usmint.gov/choctaw-nation-tribe-code-talkers-bronze-medal-1.5-inch-849.html
- Bronze duplicate of the Congressional Gold Medal awarded to the Choctaw Nation Code Talkers
- Beautiful addition to any collection for the military history enthusiast
- Measures 1.5 inches in diameter
The 1.5 Inch Choctaw Nation Tribe Code Talkers Bronze Medal is a smaller bronze duplicate of the Congressional Gold Medal awarded to Choctaw 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 (heads side) design features a soldier on his field phone writing, “TANAMPO CHITO,” which translates to “big gun” in the Choctaw language. Inscriptions are "CHOCTAW NATION" and "CODE TALKERS."
The reverse (tails side) design features the major elements from the Choctaw Nation Seal, identified as the pipe hatchet and bow and arrows. Inscriptions are “WORLD WAR I,” “WORLD WAR II” and “ACT OF CONGRESS 2008.”
|Design:||Obverse Designer – Thomas Cleveland
Obverse Engraver – Phebe Hemphill
Reverse Designer – Don Everhart
Reverse Engraver – Jim Licaretz
|Struck Under Authority of:||Public Law 110-420|
|Place Minted:||Philadelphia Mint (no mint mark)|
|Composition:||90% Copper & 10% Zinc|