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Anwar El Sadat Bronze Medal

September 17, 2019 - This medal is a bronze replica of the Congressional Gold Medal presented posthumously to former Egyptian President Anwar El Sadat in recognition of his heroic achievements and courageous contributions to peace in the Middle East. On September 17, 1978, President...

Shimon Peres Bronze Medal

September 17, 2019 - This medal is a bronze replica of the Congressional Gold Medal presented to Shimon Peres in recognition for maintaining strong bilateral relations between Israel and the United States while president of Israel. This is the first Congressional Gold Medal to...

Raoul Wallenberg Bronze Medal

September 17, 2019 - This medal is a bronze replica of the Congressional Gold Medal presented posthumously to Raoul Wallenberg in recognition of Wallenberg’s achievements and heroic actions during the Holocaust. Raoul Wallenberg was born August 4, 1912. After graduating from the University of...

National Coin Week 2018

April 3, 2018 - By Jill Westeyn April 6, 2018 This year marks the 95th occurrence of National Coin Week, sponsored by the American Numismatic Association (ANA). The third week in April is a time when numismatists and enthusiasts come together and share their...

Office of Strategic Services (OSS) Bronze Medal

March 26, 2018 - This medal is a bronze replica of the Congressional Gold Medal presented collectively to the members of the Office of Strategic Services (OSS). The OSS was America’s first effort to implement a system of strategic intelligence during World War II...

Bob Dole Receives Congressional Gold Medal

January 17, 2018 - WASHINGTON – Former U.S. Senator Robert Joseph “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...

Bob Dole Bronze Medal

June 27, 2019 - This medal is a bronze replica of the Congressional Gold Medal presented to Bob Dole in recognition of his service to the nation as a soldier, legislator, and statesman. Bob Dole proudly served the people of Kansas in Congress for...

Filipino Veterans of World War II Receive Congressional Gold Medal

October 25, 2017 - WASHINGTON – Filipino Veterans of World War II received a Congressional Gold Medal today during a ceremony in Emancipation Hall of the U.S. Capitol.  It was awarded collectively to those who served honorably in an active duty status between July...