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Golfer Jack Nicklaus given gold medal

Bronze duplicates of a Congressional Gold Medal given to golfer Jack Nicklaus March 24 went on sale to collectors a day later.

Nicklaus was given his medal at a special ceremony held in the Capitol Rotunda in Washington, D.C.

Nicklaus was given his medal at a special ceremony held in the Capitol Rotunda in Washington, D.C.

A three-inch version of the medal is priced at $39.95 while the 1.5-inch medal is $6.95.

Nicklaus was given his medal at a special ceremony held in the Capitol Rotunda in Washington, D.C. The event was hosted by the leaders of the U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate.

The medal’s inscriptions include “120 Professional Victories” and “18 Major Championships.

The obverse depictes the 75-year-old in his younger days. It was designed and sculpted by Don Everhart.

Phebe Hemphill designed and sculpted the reverse.

Visit www.usmint.gov to order.

This article was originally printed in Numismatic News Express.
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