Jesse Owens Bronze Medal 1.5 Inch
- Honors the achievements of Jesse Owens
- A miniature bronze replica of the Congressional Gold Medal
The Jesse Owens Bronze Medal from the U.S. Mint recognizes his athletic achievements and humanitarian contributions to public service, civil rights and international goodwill.
A bronze replica of the Congressional Gold Medal awarded to Jesse Owens, the obverse features a portrait of Jesse Owens and is inscribed with his name, years of his birth and death – “1913-1980,” and the words “OLYMPIC CHAMPION.”
The reverse features Owens as an Olympic sprinter. Inscriptions are “ACT OF CONGRESS 1988,” “HUMANITARIAN” and “ATHLETE,” as well as “DETERMINATION, DEDICATION, DISCIPLINE and ATTITUDE,” words suggested by the Owens family and his friends as the qualities he stood for and preached to young people.
The Jesse Owens 1.5” Bronze Medal is a great addition to your collection. Order today.
|Design:||Obverse/Reverse Designer/Engraver: James Ferrell|
|Authorizing Legislation:||Public Law 100-437|
|Composition:||95% Copper & 5% Zinc|