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VFW Custom Challenge Coins
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1.5" Rope Edge Antique VFW Custom Challenge Coins, Polished with Antique Gold Finish.
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What Are Military Coins?

Military coins also named military challenge coins are very special custom coins that typically the US military service members carry with them. It symbolizes the identity of their units and solidarity. Military coins are usually engraved with a unique logo or insignia of the regiment or battalion to identify the group in which they represent.

Military unit coins capture the quintessence of military and its strong pride in being a member of a special unit. The military groups buy military challenge coins for those who shine in their particular branch of the military on the battlefield as a mark of appreciation of their valor. Therefore, Military challenge coins were born.

Military challenge coins were sometimes exchanged between soldiers because of bets or simply as a sign of bonds of brotherhood. Every branch of the U.S. Armed Services has its own unique set of challenge coins. From Air Force challenge coins to the Navy challenge coins, there are so many different types of military challenge coins.

What are the Types of Military Coins?

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Army Challenge Coins

● Army Challenge Coins are specialized custom made military coins that Army personnel habitually carry bearing the insignia or emblem of a particular squadron or unit of the U.S. Army.

● Army Coins are a proud challenge coin tradition, dating back a full century to the original Army Air Corps, as the significance of the military coins pertains to a legend since World War I.

● The Army military groups customize such honor coins to award the sacrifice and dedication of the men and women who keep our country free.

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Air Force Challenge Coins

● Air Force challenge coins are customized military coins bearing the logo or emblem of a particular squadron. The different commands can create their special coin to identify themselves, and affiliates of a particular squadron carry the coin in order to prove membership when challenged.

● It is rumored that the first challenge coins were made for members of the Army Air corps. So, probably the custom coins have been part of the Air Force coin tradition from the very beginning.

Air Force Military Coins is a model of all modern challenge coins. They are now used by all branches of the military, as well as businesses and other organizations.

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Marine Corps Challenge  Coins

● From the time the state was founded, a key part of maintaining state freedom has been the Marine Corps service. For more than 200 years, the traditions of loyalty, dedication and sacrifice have been a part of Marines Corps storied history.

● The custom Marine Corps challenge coins are a way to commemorate the proud men and women who serve in the corps.

● Marine Corps challenge coins are custom made for the Marines Corps and typically engrave the Marine Corps insignia, the logo of the blue star and other significant designs that capture the essence of this elite defense group.

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Navy Challenge Coins

● They dedicated to the U.S. Navy challenge coin tradition that offers many styles and options to truly unique rewards for the Navy.

● Navy challenge coins can be designed with the insignia of the naval captains, anchor or other navy-related logos, these navy challenge coins serve as an identity for every defense sailor.

● The coins are classified based on the ship, rank, rate and awards. Some navy challenge coins are also presented as awards for services performed.

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Coast Guard Challenge Coins

● Just like the U.S. Coast Guard motto—Semper Paratus, GS-JJ.com is “always ready, always there” to meet your needs.

Coast Guard challenge coins for sale have become a tremendous source of pride to anyone who has one in our ever-changing world.

● As with all military branches, Coast Guard challenge coins are also presented for saluting Coast Guard, which protects homeland security and the nation's waters. Anyone who has been awarded a Coast Guard Coins will take great pride in receiving and displaying their Coast Guard challenge coins.

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Our Automated Quotation System is quite easy for you to make your military coins online. You can provide all the necessary details and options like coins plating, you wish for the best military challenge coins. You can also upload design ideas, artwork, logos and text. Most military coins for sale are two-sided, with a 1.5 "diameter and 3mm thick.

We can design the perfect custom challenge coins to meet your exact specifications. Once this information has been submitted, we will immediately start developing a free digital color proof and price quote form of your unique challenge coins and email them to you within 24 to 48 hours.

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After received the color proof, carefully review the spelling, color and coins design in case of mistakes. Then, you can make as many changes as you want for your military challenge coins. Each project receives unlimited revisions until you are fully satisfied with the artwork for your personalized military challenge coins.

Please note that if you select to have an epoxy coating, the epoxy may alter the appearance of colors. Large or small, square or circular, if you can come up with it, we can custom novelty coins for you.  Your 100% satisfaction is our eternal pursuit!

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Once you approve your design, we'll produce your custom challenge coins and ship them to you in about two weeks in most cases.Generally speaking, shipping is free. But, there is a special case. We can send the APO/FPO address. The problem is that Fedex can't deliver the goods to APO/FPO.So we will send the package to our California office first. Then we can USPS it to APO/FPO. In this case, we need to charge the customer extra transportation fees and add additional transportation dates. Because the parcel will not be delivered directly, there is a process of transshipment.

In addition, GS-JJ.com has been in the manufacturing of promotional gift merchandise for over 20 years!

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Why Choose Military Challenge Coins?

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[ 1 ] Military challenge coins are highly regarded.

To a certain extent, due to the rich military challenge coin history, they are highly valued. Aside from nearly 100 years of use, these challenge coins honor teamwork, bravery, dedication and valor.

Military Challenge Coins also serve as keepsakes to remind all the veterans of the once-grand time that they spent in the Army, Navy, Air Force or Marine Corps.

Military Challenge Coins with Capsules

[ 2 ] Military challenge coins are portable and durable.

Military Challenges Coins are long-lasting and portable. This means that soldiers can participate in "challenges" no matter where they are.

We sell military challenge coins with plastic coin capsules to help prevent the challenge coins from being worn. Because it surrounds the coin and is transparent, people can view the image contained in it without removing the coin from the case.

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[ 3 ] Military challenge coins are double-sided include 3D images.

Military challenge coins are double-sided which allows plenty of room for images, photographs and text that give you twice the amount of space to get your message across.

Military challenge coins can also include 3D images which add dimension and depth to a design. There are many significant differences between 2D and 3D challenge coins. If you want to add realistic images on your challenge coin, you can choose to include 3D mold.

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[ 4 ] Military challenge coins are customized and personalized.

Military Challenge coins can be customized, so they have personal meaning and rich emotional to their recipients. You can choose any shape size and color, as well as include in your design to add a message to make it unique and memorable.

We can meet any requirement that you may need smaller, larger, cut out and dual plated challenge coins.

Amazing Military Coins History – Do You Want to Know?


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It’s a Secret Rite of Passage

The challenge coins are passed down in the military, generally using a Secret Handshake. It is definitely not the only way, but it has become more of a tradition.

The most recent example of the Secret Handshake was seen during the Afghanistan tour of the Secretary of State Robert Gates in 2011. He met many valiant men and women who were serving the country and shook hands with them.

To everyone, it was a simple ceremonious act. But, what many people don't know is that this is a secret handshake known for passing military coins. Each serving serviceman received a special challenge coin from the Secretary of State.

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Where Did It Begin?

It is impossible to trace down the first challenge coin that came into existence. But there are some classical stories about military challenge coins can be tracked.

As for the initial legend, all about challenge coins come from Ancient Rome. It is Rome that began the military coin tradition of rewarding enlisted soldiers for their bravery. Think of it as a bonus over and above the day’s pay on the battleground.

These ‘bonus’ military coins were specially minted and featured the symbol of the soldier’s legion. This prompted many soldiers to save them as souvenirs and not use them as currency to spend on their spoils.

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They are Survivors

With custom minted coins now available to people, the tradition of military coins has become a part of civilian society too.

Just like custom medals, challenge coins are a great way for organizations to instill a tradition of excellence and allegiance among their workforce.

Military challenge coins meaning a symbol of commitment, they are heirlooms, and so much more. People who used military challenge coins once are not here today, but their stories survive among us. Custom coins have made it possible for everyone to be a part of this noble tradition and no one should miss such a chance.

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There are many challenge coins out there – made of different custom metals and featuring different insignias. But, it is not the metal that bestows value on the military coins. It is actually the stories behind those coins that matter the most.

Now you know the history of military challenge coins – what were the circumstances under which special military coins, army coins or navy coins were minted? What were the stories of the soldiers who had the honor of owning them?

There might be military challenge coins for sale, but they are not ordinary coins that can be used for transactions. Here at GS-JJ.com, we offer you cheap challenge coins with high-quality. Primarily, our experienced designers will provide free military coin artwork designs to all of our customers. After that, our custom coins are sold at factory-direct prices. We will save you custom challenge coins cost at all stages.

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