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The Pentagon Congressional Gold Medal

U.S. Mint2014

National Museum of the United States Army

National Museum of the United States Army
Fort Belvoir, United States

The reverse features 184 stars on a raised border around the edge of the design, one star for each of the victims of the tragedy. The inscription reads: WE HONOR THOSE ON FLIGHT 77 AND THOSE IN THE PENTAGON WHO PERISHED ON SEPTEMBER 11, 2001. WE WILL NEVER FORGET THEIR SACRIFICE AS WE UNITE IN MEMORY. The design also features a bald eagle standing sentinel and clasping branches of laurel signifying an eternal honoring of those who perished in the tragedies.

Details

  • Title: The Pentagon Congressional Gold Medal
  • Creator: U.S. Mint
  • Date Created: 2014
  • Type: Image
  • Rights: U.S. Mint

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