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The world's war suffering masses, Martin Luther King Jr, John F Kennedy & Pope John XXIII.

Pacem in terris (Peace on Earth) was a papal encyclical issued by Pope John XXIII on 11 April 1963. It was the last encyclical drafted by John XXIII, who had been diagnosed with cancer in September 1962 and died two months after the encyclical's completion.

The large central symbol is for Peace, originaly for used for CND, the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament & the small 平 is Chinese for peace.


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This link http://www.newspapers.com/newspage/54207251/ shows the medal & a write up but you have to sign up to be able to read it(7 day free trial) Google search shows this much text from it,

Sep 10, 1970 - Twice in less than a year, the Lombardo Mint has produced an outstanding commemorative work. Its Eisenhower medal was a classic example of fine art, but the peace medal may just be its best effort. ...the late John F. Kennedy, at the extreme top; Pope John XXIII, to the right, and Martin Luther King, at roughly five o'clock.

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