Israel 2002 Gold Proof Medal - Dakar Submarine Dolphin Flotilla
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Grade:PF 68 ULTRA CAMEO
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Weight: 85 g.
Diameter: 50 mm
Subject: 37th Anniversary of
Independence - Science
Mintage only 150 medals
Obverse:To the left, the Dakar Submarine Emblem, to the right the Dolphin Flotilla Emblem. In the upper border, the inscription: "In tranquility is your valor" and in the center, the translation in Hebrew, from the Book of Isaiah. In the lower border, the date on which the Dakar sank and date on which the wreck was found.
Lettering: IN TRANQUILITY IS YOUR VALOR אח"י דקר
צ 77 INS DAKAR בהשקט ובבטחה תהיה גבורתכם (ישעיה) 25.1.68 כ"ו בטבת תשכ"ח 28.5.99 י"ג סיון תשנ"ט
Reverse: The Dakar Submarine at sea within the outline of the Mediterranean Sea. The location at which the wreck was found is marked by a point in the center. In the border to the right, the inscription: "Hidden by the sea are you" and in the center, the Hebrew verse from the Book of Jonah "So shall the sea be calm for you". Below is the Israel Navy Emblem.
Lettering: וישתק הים מעליכם (יונה) HIDDEN BY THE SEA ARE YOU
Edge: State emblem with the words "STATE OF ISRAEL" inscribed in Hebrew on the right and in English on the left; the serial number and metal.
Designer: Ruben Nutels
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