This medal is a bronze duplicate of the Congressional Gold Medal awarded to Arnold Palmer at a ceremony in the U.S. Capitol Building September 12, 2012, in recognition of his service to the Nation in promoting excellence and good sportsmanship in golf. The medal measures three inches in diameter and is the same diameter and thickness as the original gold medal.
The obverse, designed and sculpted by United States Mint Sculptor-Engraver Don Everhart, features an image of Arnold Palmer finishing his golf swing with the inscription ARNOLD D. PALMER.
The reverse depicts a pair of crossed golf clubs and a golf ball on a tee with the inscriptions IN RECOGNITION OF HIS SERVICE TO THE NATION IN PROMOTING EXCELLENCE AND GOOD SPORTSMANSHIP, 92 PROFESSIONAL GOLF VICTORIES and 7 MAJOR CHAMPIONSHIPS.
Obverse - Don Everhart
Obverse sculpted by Don Everhart
Reverse - Phebe Hemphill
Reverse sculpted by Joseph Menna
|Struck Under Authority of:
|Public Law 111-65
|Philadelphia Mint (no mint mark)
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