Crow Creek Sioux Tribe Code Talkers Bronze Medal 1.5 Inchhttp://catalog.usmint.gov/crow-creek-sioux-tribe-code-talkers-bronze-medal-1.5-inch-923.html
- Miniature bronze duplicate of the Congressional Gold Medal awarded to the Crow Creek Sioux Tribe Code Talkers
- Beautiful addition to any collection for the military history enthusiast
- Measures 1.5 inches in diameter
The Crow Creek Sioux Tribe Code Talkers 1.5 Inch Bronze Medal is a smaller bronze duplicate of the Congressional Gold Medal awarded to Crow Creek Sioux 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 a World War II soldier with phone and map in hand. Inscriptions are “HUNKPATI DAKOTA OYATE,” “CROW CREEK TRIBE” and “SIOUX CODE TALKERS.” “Hunkpati Dakota Oyate” is how the tribe refers to itself.
The reverse design features a variation of the Crow Creek Tribe seal. Inscriptions are “WORLD WAR I,” “WORLD WAR II” and “ACT OF CONGRESS 2008.”
|Design:||Obverse/Reverse Designer – Thomas Cleveland
Obverse Engraver – Phebe Hemphill
Reverse Engraver – Renata Gordon
|Struck Under Authority of:||Public Law 110-420|
|Place Minted:||Philadelphia Mint (no mint mark)|
|Composition:||90% Copper & 10% Zinc|