Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Tribe Code Talkers Bronze Medal 3 Inchhttps://catalog.usmint.gov/fond-du-lac-chippewa-code-talkers-3-inch-bronze-medal-15MG.html
- Bronze duplicate of the Congressional Gold Medal awarded to Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Tribe Code Talkers
- Measures 3 inches in diameter
- Minted at the U.S. Mint at Philadelphia
World War II history buffs, educators and coin collectors alike will treasure this 3 inch Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Tribe Code Talkers Bronze Medal. The medal is a bronze duplicate of the 2015 Congressional Gold Medal awarded in recognition of their dedication and valor.
The obverse design depicts a World War II code talker transcribing and receiving information. A beading pattern is at the bottom rim of the design and foliage is incorporated at the top rim, representing the Fond du Lac tribe code talkers who served in the South Pacific. Inscriptions are “LAKE SUPERIOR BAND OF FOND DU LAC CHIPPEWA” and “CODE TALKERS.”
The reverse design features the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Tribe Seal. Inscriptions are “ACT OF CONGRESS 2008,” “WORLD WAR II” and “BAPASHKOMINITIGONG OGITCHIDAAG,” which translates to “Fond du Lac soldiers” or “Fond du Lac warriors.”
Commemorate the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Tribe’s contribution to the American World War II effort in the Pacific with this beautiful bronze medal.
|Design:||Obverse Designer: Donna Weaver |
Obverse Sculptor–Engraver: Michael Gaudioso
Reverse Designer: Donna Weaver
Reverse Engraver: Charles L. Vickers
|Struck Under Authority of:||Public Law 110-420|
|Place Struck:||United States Mint at Philadelphia|