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6 facts about military challenge coins

6 Facts About Military Challenge Coins

Military challenge coins vary widely in their rarity and value. Every challenge coin has it's own unique story and they are often tied to the history of a particular mission, unit, or organization.

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Navy Challenge Coins

The Rich History and Meaning Behind Navy Challenge Coins

When you serve in the military, there are several ways to commemorate those experiences. One is through Navy challenge coins. Whether you or a loved one has served in the military or not, you may have heard about Navy challenge coins in the past, but perhaps you don't know much about them. These collectible items […]

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Common Questions Asked About the Commanders Coin

Common Questions Asked About the Commander's Coin

Challenge coins are a huge tradition in the military. But many people are still unsure of the commander's coin tradition. Here are common questions asked. Civilians may not be familiar with challenge coins, but their tradition is well-known throughout the military, and by many United States firefighters and law enforcement departments, as well. For servicemen […]

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11 of The Most Rare Military Challenge Coins Ever Given

11 of the Most Rare Military Challenge Coins Ever Given

Want to take a look at some of the most rare military challenge coins ever given? We'll show you in this guide. Learn more about military coins.

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Challenge Coin Check

Can You Rise to the Challenge of a Coin Check?

Wondering what a coin check is and what the rules are? We'll explain it all in this guide. The actual history of challenge coins is widely debated amongst military scholars. But one thing is clear: the coin check. In this article, we'll discuss the "coin check," and some of the origins of it. We'll also discuss some […]

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Whats the Purpose of the Prestigious Military Challenge Coin

What's the Purpose of the Prestigious Military Challenge Coin?

The military challenge coin has become one of the most prestigious military and first responder markers of rank and camaraderie. Did you know that more than 20% of veterans who served in either Afghanistan or Iraq suffer from severe PTSD and/or depression?  What about the fact that, when many veterans return from their service, they […]

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Miltary Challenge Coins

5 Army Challenge Coin Design Tips that Make a Statement

The right army challenge coin design can make a lasting impression. Discover our top tips for creating a design you'll be proud to show off. Challenge coins have a rich history dating back to Ancient Rome. They are often associated with the military and commemorate big events, units, special accomplishments, and more. Even though most […]

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6 Unique Custom Challenge Coin Designs to Take Inspiration From

Challenge coins are a great way to memorialize your service in a unique way. Here are 6 custom challenge coin designs you take inspiration from today! Military challenge coins have a unique and long-lived history, and over the years countless designs have been created. Whether you're currently serving in the armed forces or you plan […]

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Gifts For Veterans

8 Great Gifts for Veterans They'll Be Sure to Love

If the veteran in your life is in need of a pick-me-up or a birthday present, click here to check out these 8 great gifts for veterans that'll make them smile. Veterans Day is just around the corner. And that means trying to come up with the perfect gift for the veteran in your life. […]

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How to Practice Proper Military Challenge Coin Etiquette

As of 2016, there were about 20.4 million American veterans. The amount of veterans in the United States is sure to rise, and with that comes an increase in military challenge coins. The challenge coin's history originates in the armed forces--they're meant to boost morale in the military. In fact, military challenge coins are often […]

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