Medals

OSS Awarded Congressional Gold MedalMembers of the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) received a Congressional Gold Medal a week ago Wednesday, March 21, during a ceremony held in the U.S. Capital. The OSS was America’s first effort to implement a system of strategic intelligence, preceding the CIA.

The medal recognizes the members of the OSS for their exemplary service and major contributions during World War II […]

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Bob Dole Awarded Congressional Gold MedalFormer Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole received a Congressional Gold Medal today during a ceremony in the Rotunda of the U.S. Capitol. Dole was presented the medal in recognition of his service to the nation as a soldier, legislator, and statesman.

Dole was born on July 22, 1923, in Russell, Kansas. In 1941, he enrolled at the University of Kansas as a pre-medical student but his collegiate studies were interrupted by WWII […]

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Filipino Veterans Awarded WWII Congressional Gold MedalAfter 75 long years, Filipino Veterans of World War II were collectively awarded the Congressional Gold Medal in recognition of their service during the war. The medal is one of the nation’s highest civilian awards and was presented Oct. 25 at a ceremony held in Emancipation Hall at the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center.

More than 250,000 Filipino soldiers served alongside U.S. soldiers in World War II, including more than 57,000 who died […]

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Bob Dole Congressional Gold Medal DesignsDesigns for the congressional gold medal honoring World War II veteran and former U.S. Senate majority leader Bob Dole were unveiled and then reviewed Oct. 25 by the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC).

The CCAC advises the Secretary of the Treasury on themes and designs pertaining to all United States coins and medals […]

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2018 WWI Centennial Silver Medal DesignsThe United States Mint announced designs Tuesday, Oct. 10, for the five silver medals that will be issued in conjunction with the commemorative 2018 World War I Centennial Silver Dollar.

Designs for the silver dollar were unveiled one day earlier, on Monday, Oct. 9. It honors the 100th anniversary of America’s involvement in the First World War. The companion silver medals pay homage to branches of the U.S. Armed Forces that were active in World War I […]

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OSS Medal Designs Reviewed

by Mike Unser on September 22, 2017 · 1 comment

OSS Medal Designs ReviewedRevised designs for a congressional gold medal honoring the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) went under review this week and two of them became the clear winners.

The medal along with bronze duplicates will honor members of the OSS for their service and contributions during World War II […]

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2017-P Proof American Liberty Silver Medal PhotosThis article presents photos of a United States Mint flagship 225th anniversary product, the 2017-P Proof American Liberty Silver Medal.

Released on June 14, the Philadelphia Mint-produced medal is composed from an ounce of 99.9% fine silver and features a collector proof finish […]

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2017-P Proof American Liberty Silver Medal ReleaseToday, June 14, the United States Mint makes available the 2017-P Proof American Liberty Silver Medal. Composed in 1 ounce of .999 fine silver, its price is $59.95.

The medal is one of five expected from the U.S. Mint this year as a part of its 225th anniversary celebration and appears as a counterpart to the 2017 American Liberty Gold Coin, which is the Mint’s best-selling gold collectible this year with sales to date of 22,594 […]

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President Obama Receives Medals, Replicas Available for PublicEarlier today, Jan. 17, President Obama received bronze medals for each of his two terms in office. Replicas of them are now available to the public.

During a ceremony in the Oval Office, Secretary of the Treasury Jack Lew, Deputy Secretary Sarah Bloom Raskin and U.S. Mint Principal Deputy Director Rhett Jeppson presented the medals […]

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U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew Medal Designs RecommendedAlong with coins, the United States Mint has produced medals since the early days of the nation. On Thursday, Nov. 17, the U.S. Mint unveiled possible designs for a medal honoring Jacob Lew, the 76th and current secretary of the Treasury Department.

Four obverse and five reverse designs were presented for review before the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee and the Commission of Fine Arts […]

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