This medal is a bronze duplicate of the Congressional Gold Medal awarded to Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Code Talkers at a ceremony at the U.S. Capitol Building on November 20, 2013, in recognition of their dedication and valor. The medal measures 3” in diameter.
The obverse design features code talkers transmitting and writing information. Inscriptions are LAKOTA CODE TALKERS and STANDING ROCK SIOUX TRIBE.
The reverse design features the seal of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. Inscriptions include PORCUPINE, LONG SOLDIER, CANNON BALL, WAKPALA, KENEL, RUNNING ANTELOPE, BEAR SOLDIER and ROCK CREEK, the eight districts of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. Additional inscriptions are ACT OF CONGRESS 2008, STANDING ROCK SIOUX TRIBE, JULY 1873, WORLD WAR Land WORLD WAR II.