"New Frontier Congressional Gold Medal"
Designer(s): Joel Iskowitz, United States
Category: Other Graphic designs, Professional
About the Artist
The Obverse (heads) and Reverse(tails) designs for the New Frontier Congressional Gold Medal presented to John Glenn,the first American to orbit the earth,and Apollo 11 astronauts,Neil Armstrong,Michael Collins and "Buzz" Aldrin.This medal,our nations highest honor,was presented to the recipients by the leadership of Congress in a ceremony in the Capitol's Rotunda on November 16,2011.