One Color Plating Challenge Coins

The majority of challenge coin is plated in one color which is gold, silver or copper, etc., like the below classic types:

One-color-plating-challenge-coin
One-color-plating-challenge-coin

Sometimes custom challenge coins are plated in gold, but the design still has some silver highlights. Instead of using a single color to challenge coin areas, we can actually fill those areas with two different plating options.

Two Colors Plating Challenge Coins

When two different plating options are used on the coin, we called it a dual plating challenge coin. This option adds to the appeal of custom coins by making it more unique and really outstanding.

gold-and-silver-plating-challenge-coin
gold-and-silver-plating-challenge-coin

The craft of the two-color plating process includes electroplating background color, coating barrier paint, laser engraving pattern, secondary electroplating, and removing barrier paint, spraying protective coating.

All in all, dual plating is exquisite manufacturing technology, gives custom challenge coins a completely unique appearance with two different types of metal colors.

The process has features of a special two-color effect on the challenge coin’s side, good coating adhesion, and appearance. If you want your custom challenge coins to stand out when given or rewarded, you will be surprised by choosing the dual plating option on your challenge coin.

 

A perfect example is a challenge coin customized for the 150th Anniversary of Canada celebration. Our clients wanted a gold metal challenge coin, and the coin design includes a 3D star image that must be done in gold. In order to impress the gold 3D image, our talented artist decides to plate the background in high polished silver. The result is one outstanding two-color plating challenge coin comes into being.

150th-Anniversary-of-Canada-challenge-coin
150th-Anniversary-of-Canada-challenge-coin

And the perfect option for dual plating is the gold and silver combination, which can make your custom challenge coins with a distinctive appearance. Other popular plating options include black nickel and gold combination, which has great contrast effect, as well as copper and silver. You can have your own decision on your challenge coin.

 

All in all, the dual plating challenge coin is often used for outstanding service or performance of duty in the military units, promotion events, and organizations with recognition award ceremonies, etc.

 

Whenever you’re trying to make your custom challenge coins stand out on any occasion and the recipes will glad to take this token, dual plating is an option that just makes sense. It’s perfect for custom coins come in any size, shape, and color.

 

At GS-JJ, we have nine or more metal finish choices are available here, you can choose the below one or two-tone finishes:

Plating-options-at-GS-JJ
Plating-options-at-GS-JJ

If you are urging in need of custom challenge coins with unique plating options, just place your order on our Automated Quotation System, or give us a call directly. We’ll be glad to help you come up with a fantastic design that exactly what you need. Call 1-888-864-4755 or info@gs-jj.com today.

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