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Custom Challenge Coins has been making custom coins for over 15 years and counting. We have written a lot about topics that you may find helpful as your begin your custom challenge coin project. Our articles range from challenge coin history, coin design best practices, challenge coin tips, customer showcases, as well as other useful challenge coin information. If you are a customer and want to be showcased on our blog, we would love to hear from you.
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How to Display Challenge Coins

How to Display Challenge Coins

There are many unique and beautiful ways to display challenge coins. Check out this guide for everything you need to know about challenge coin presentation.

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What is a CIA Challenge Coin?

What is a CIA Challenge Coin? 

What is a CIA challenge coin? Learn more about the significance of CIA challenge coins and how they honor their department uniquely in this article.

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5 tips for designing a great challenge coin

5 Tips for Designing a Great Challenge Coin 

Challenge coins have become an important part of the military culture. They are small tokens that can be earned by members of the armed forces to mark a specific achievement or moment in time with a unit or organization. Additionally, challenge coins are used as a token of recognition that signify membership, loyalty, and allegiance. […]

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Can any marine tell me about the marine coin tradition

What are Marine Corps Challenge Coins and the tradition it holds?

Do you understand the marine challenge coin tradition? Find out about the marine coin tradition and why service members are proud to carry the Marine Corps challenge coin.

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How much do custom challenge coins cost

How Much Do Custom Challenge Coins Cost?

Are you buying challenge coins for your station, business, or agency? Learn how to estimate your costs in this complete guide.

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Everything You Need to Know About Receiving a Challenge Coin

Challenge Coin Etiquette 101: Everything You Need to Know About Receiving a Challenge Coin

Receiving a challenge coin is a big deal! It's essential that you respond accordingly. Learn all about challenge coin etiquette in this comprehensive guide.

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Importance of Challenge Coins

Why Should I Care About Custom Challenge Coins?

If you've heard about custom challenge coins but don't know exactly what they are, this article is for you. Continue reading to learn why you should care.

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Difference between enamels challenge coins, die struck, and photo insert coin options

Difference Between Enamel Challenge Coins, Die Struck, and Photo Insert Coin Options

One of the first decisions that you’ll make when designing your custom challenge coin is how you want the image or design to be represented on the coin. This will impact the size of your coin, the colors, and the amount of detail that you’re able to see.  At Custom Challenge Coins, we offer a […]

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What is a Battalion Coin

Representing Your Unit: What Is a Battalion Coin?

many of units will mint and distribute a battalion coin for every soldier in the unit. But, do you know what a battalion coin is, and why it is a popular symbol of U.S. military identity?

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How do I Create a Custom Coin?

How Do I Create a Custom Coin? A Step-by-Step Guide

Creating a custom challenge coin can be easy. You don’t even need to know how to use graphic design programs to create your designs, as we can help. In this blog post, learn how to create a custom coin with Custom Challenge Coins. 1. Identify the Purpose of Your Custom Challenge Coin Challenge coins can […]

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