Congressional Gold Medal Coin

posted May 14, 2015, 12:03 AM by Maj Pat Crockett   [ updated Aug 20, 2015, 8:32 PM ]

Civil Air Patrol Bronze Medal 1.5 Inch

Authorized by Congress, this commemorative coin celebrates and honors Civil Air Patrol Members for the extraordinary service of the Civil Air Patrol (CAP) during World War II. This coin is crafted to be rich in symbolic history. It represents not only an investment in maintaining our Civil Air Patrol Past, but also in ensuring our Future.

For a limited time, Kansas Wing is offering this replica coin.


    Replica Coin


The Civil Air Patrol 1.5” Bronze Medal is a miniature bronze replica of the congressional Gold Medal awarded at the U.S. Capitol Building on December 10, 2014, for the extraordinary service of the Civil Air Patrol (CAP) during World War II.

The obverse features two CAP volunteers–one male and one female–watching the skies. In the background, a tanker is escorted by CAP planes overhead. Inscriptions are “CIVIL AIR PATROL” and “1941-1945.”

The reverse depicts a partial laurel wreath, representing honor and service, surrounding CAP insignia’s. Inscriptions are “HONOR,” “CIVILIAN VOLUNTEERS WHO FLEW ARMED & HUMANITARIAN MISSIONS,” and “ACT OF CONGRESS 2014.”


Design:Obverse/Reverse: Donna Weaver
Obverse sculpted by: Don Everhart
Reverse sculpted by: Michael Gaudioso
Struck Under Authority of:Public Law 113-108
Place Struck:Philadelphia