13.01-35 Description of gold and silver bars.§ 13.01-35 Description of gold and silver bars.
(a) The bar is plain and horizontal, composed of the same metal as the medal previously awarded recipient, and is 1 and 5/8ths inches long by 3/16ths of an inch wide with a flowing ribbon draped over the left end and passing in back and appearing beneath the bar. The part of the ribbon showing beneath the bar bears the inscription “Act of Congress, August 4, 1949”, in raised block letters. The bar and ribbon are in folds of a spray of laurel with the leave showing above and beneath.
(b) Engraving: Before presentation, the recipient's name shall be inscribed on the obverse of the bar.