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  3/18/2014, Adar Bet 16, 5774

Medal in Memory of Amnon Lipkin-Shahak

The Israeli Medals and Coin Corporation will launch, Tuesday, the issuing of the official medal in memory of Lieutenant-General Amnon Lipkin-Shahak, the 15th Chief of Staff of the Israel Defense Forces, who passed away following a serious illness in December 2012. Tuesday would have been his 70th birthday.

The medal was designed by Yigal Gabai. Sixty copies were made out of 14-karat gold with another 360 made from sterling silver and a thousand out of bronze.