Heavy brass 2.5" diameter medal commemorating the launch of this first nuclear aircraft carrier in 1960. "U.S.S. Enterprise" in raised letters across the top, in the center is a full-diameter raised image of the ship and across the bottom edge is "First Nuclear Powered Aircraft Carrier". On the reverse is a block of text with the date of launch (Sep 24, 1960) and a rim-text acknowledging the ship builder. Excellent condition.