Joe Foss was a great American hero with a wonderful historical past serving in the armed forces in many different capacities. Colt produced a limited edition Joe Foss commemorative gun. This medallion was included with the gun. It's one of the most beautiful medallions we've ever seen.The detail on the high relief carving is nothing short of spectacular. It is very heavy and believed to be bronze, not plated. It's brand new, in prefect contain. Another rare Colt item. Measures 3 inches in diameter.