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Medals, one silver and one bronze are a reproduction of the two and one half inch medallion issued September 24, 1960 to celebrate the Christening of the ship.  Left views have the inscription "USS Enterprise World's Largest Ship Worlds First Nuclear Powered Aircraft Carrier".  Inscription on right views "Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company Christened by Mrs. William B. Franke September 24, 1960 Newport News Virginia"

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The 40th Anniversary Medal

The front of the Medallion is on the Left displaying image of the ship head-on.  With 40th in upper right corner and eight stars representing all ships named Enterprise.  Inscription around the edge, USS Enterprise (CVN 65)  *1961*Anniversary celebration*2001*  On the right is the back of the Medallion with inscription, *USS Enterprise (CVAN 65)*First Nuclear Powered Aircraft Carrier*

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Sterling Silver Cameo of USS Enterprise CVA(N)65


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