Sales open Feb. 22 at noon Eastern Time at the United States Mint for the 2.5-ounce .999 fine silver U.S. Air Force medal.
The medal is struck at the Philadelphia Mint with a Matte Finish, but without the P Mint mark. The medal is priced at $160, with no maximum mintage determined, but household orders are limited to one medal.
The medal is 2 inches, or 50.8 millimeters, in diameter, with a plain edge.
The medal’s obverse design is by U.S. Mint Artistic Infusion Program artist Paul C. Balan and sculpted by U.S. Mint Medallic Artist Phebe Hemphill. Its focus