Medal, Medal of Congress, Roald Amundsen

Medal, Medal of Congress, Roald Amundsen

     

Donated by the Institute of Aeronautical Sciences Inc.

Physical Description:
Silver Medal of Congress honoring Roald Amundsen; Obverse: relief of a female bust depicted, embossed text "FOR HIS COURAGE SAGACITY AND PERSEVERANCE IN THE TRANSPOLAR FLIGHT IN THE DIRIGIBLE NORGE MAY 1926" Reverse: relief of the Airship "Norge" flying over the North Pole depicted, embossed text "AWARDED BY THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES TO ROALD AMUNDSEN".

Country of Origin
United States of America

Type
AWARDS-Medals & Ribbons

Materials
Overall: Silver
Dimensions
3-D: 1.3 x 7.6cm (1/2 x 3 in.)

Donated by the Institute of Aeronautical Sciences Inc.

Physical Description:
Silver Medal of Congress honoring Roald Amundsen; Obverse: relief of a female bust depicted, embossed text "FOR HIS COURAGE SAGACITY AND PERSEVERANCE IN THE TRANSPOLAR FLIGHT IN THE DIRIGIBLE NORGE MAY 1926" Reverse: relief of the Airship "Norge" flying over the North Pole depicted, embossed text "AWARDED BY THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES TO ROALD AMUNDSEN".

Country of Origin
United States of America

Type
AWARDS-Medals & Ribbons

Materials
Overall: Silver
Dimensions
3-D: 1.3 x 7.6cm (1/2 x 3 in.)

ID: A19640478000