United States Mint to Unveil Anwar El Sadat Congressional Gold Medal Designs

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Ceremony to be held in Department of the Treasury Historic Cash Room

WHAT:
Representatives from the United States Mint and Department of the Treasury will participate in a ceremony to unveil the designs for the Anwar El Sadat Congressional Gold Medal.

The Congressional Gold Medal is one of the nation’s highest civilian awards and is bestowed by Congress as an expression of gratitude for distinguished achievements and contributions by individuals, groups, or institutions. On December 13, 2018, Congress authorized the award in recognition of President Sadat’s heroic achievements and courageous contributions to peace in the Middle East.

WHEN:     
Tuesday, September 17, 2019; 4:30 p.m. (EDT)

WHERE:    
U.S. Department of the Treasury
Cash Room
1500 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20220

PHOTO OPPORTUNITIES/BACKGROUND:
Medal design enlargements.

RSVP:
Media planning to attend must RSVP by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, September 13, 2019 via phone or email with credentialing information listed below to Michael White, 202-354-7241, Michael.White@usmint.treas.gov

PLEASE NOTE:
Media without press credentials issued by Treasury must RSVP with the following information for access into the building: (1) full legal name, (2) date of birth, (3) Social Security number, and (4) country of citizenship. Media attending with camera equipment must arrive at the South Entrance (15th Street and Alexander Hamilton Place) no later than 3:45 p.m. to allow time for equipment sweeps and set-up. No vehicles will be permitted onto Treasury grounds, and equipment must be carried in. All other media should arrive by 4:00 p.m. at the main entrance (Pennsylvania Avenue/New York Avenue and 15th Street).

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