Commemorative coin programs are created by acts of Congress to honor a person, place, or event. Surcharges from the sales of these coins help fund a variety of organizations and projects that benefit the public. Commemorative coins are only available from the United States Mint for a limited time, as specified by public law. Obverse: depicts the original Medal of Honor authorized by Congress in 1861 as the Navy's highest personal decoration. Reverse: features Minerva, based on the common central image on both the original Navy and Army Medals of Honor.
Minerva, standing with a shield representing the Army and Navy in her right hand and the Union flag in her left hand, is flanked by a field artillery cannon and wheel of the Civil War era. The gold coin designs are emblematic of the heritage and legacy of the original Medal of Honor and the era in which it was first established. Composition: 90 percent gold, 10 percent alloy. Diameter: 0.850 inches (± 0.003) or 21.59.
Weight: 8.359 grams nominal. Mintage Limit: 100,000 (across all options).
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