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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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Fraternity Coins

Fraternity Challenge Coins: Celebrating Brotherhood and Achievement

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Greek life has been a staple on college campuses for nearly two centuries. The oldest fraternity still in operation on college campuses was founded in 1825. The secret society origins have drawn in students from all over the country to join a brotherhood. Top Highlights While the media has a specific image of Greek life […]
How to Clean Your Challenge Coins

How to Clean Your Challenge Coins

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Are you a challenge coin collector? You may have started collecting challenge coins when someone supported your dedication to the safety and protection of the city. Top Highlights Police Challenge Coins are a great way to support the 800,000 law enforcement officers who are working hard every day to make your home and community safer.   […]
how to present a challenge coin

How to Present a Challenge Coin

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What if everything you knew about challenge coins was wrong? Top Highlights Challenge coins are fascinating objects with an equally fascinating history. Unfortunately, many who own them do not know how to show a challenge coin to others. Do you know what to do in such a situation? Keep reading to learn everything you need […]
What is a CIA Challenge Coin?

What is a CIA Challenge Coin? 

6 minute read
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.
5 tips for designing a great challenge coin

5 Tips for Designing a Great Challenge Coin

7 minute read
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. Top Highlights Additionally, challenge coins are used as a token of recognition that signify membership, loyalty, […]
Can any marine tell me about the marine coin tradition

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

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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.
How much do custom challenge coins cost

How Much Do Custom Challenge Coins Cost?

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Are you buying challenge coins for your station, business, or agency? Learn how to estimate your costs in this complete guide.
Everything You Need to Know About Receiving a Challenge Coin

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

6 minute read
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.
Importance of Challenge Coins

Why Should I Care About Custom Challenge Coins?

6 minute read
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.
Difference between enamels challenge coins, die struck, and photo insert coin options

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

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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.  Top Article Highlights At Custom Challenge Coins, […]
What is a Battalion Coin

Representing Your Unit: What Is a Battalion Coin?

6 minute read
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?
How do I Create a Custom Coin?

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

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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 design the challenge coin for you based off your ideas. In this blog post, learn how to create a custom coin with Custom Challenge Coins. Top Article […]

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