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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

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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, […]
Are Personalized Challenge Coins Worth Anything?

Are Personalized Challenge Coins Worth Anything?

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The Real Worth of Challenge Coins: Beyond Just Money Coin collecting is about more than just finding and selling rare and valuable coins. Many coins have historical significance. They're more than just metal - they symbolize honor, unity, and achievement. You'll discover that the DoD (Department of Defense) often uses them for rating and recognizing […]
Can you buy challenge coins?

Can You Buy Challenge Coins?

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Challenge coins are earned by military or civil service members. This includes all branches of the military and first responders. Despite the custom of earning or being given a challenge coin, it is possible to buy them. 
employee recognition coins

7 Effective Employee Recognition Ideas

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Make your staff feel appreciated by offering tokens of appreciation for their hard work. Get your inspiration for employee recognition ideas from this list! Did you know that only 51% of employees are satisfied with the recognition they receive after doing a great job? Not only that, but only 1 in three employees have received recognition in […]
What it Means to Be Gifted a Custom Challenge Coin

What It Means To Be Gifted A Custom Challenge Coin

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What is the history of custom challenge coins and what does it mean to be gifted one? Read up and find out. Throughout the ages, members of exclusive groups and units have found ways to honor each other and prove their allegiance and membership. Whether it is through songs, sayings, tattoos, or other markers, these […]
11 of The Most Rare Military Challenge Coins Ever Given

11 of the Most Rare Military Challenge Coins Ever Given

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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.
Challenge Coin Check

Can You Rise to the Challenge of a Coin Check?

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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 […]
Sizing Guide - How to Choose the Right Custom Challenge Coin Size

Choose The Right Custom Challenge Coin Size: A Guide for Military Coins and More

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Understanding the Significance of Challenge Coins Before diving into sizes, it's important to understand why challenge coins are so valued. Originating in the military during World War I, these coins have grown to represent more than just military achievements. Today, they're used across various organizations, including fire departments, police forces, government agencies, and even in […]
Boost Corporate Workplace Morale With Custom Challenge Coins

Boost Corporate Workplace Morale With Custom Challenge Coins

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Boost the workplace with custom challenge coins. Read to learn how custom challenge coins can benefit your companies workplace and employees. Thanks to recent lower underemployment and employment and a slight increase in turnover and worker satisfaction with benefits, we're seeing one of the most engaged times in the US workforce: A whopping 34% of American […]

6 Ways Custom Challenge Coins Make Unique Gifts

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Hands up if you're often stuck when thinking of a unique gift for a colleague or loved one. If your hand is up, you're not alone. Most people struggle when it comes to thinking of a gift that's both meaningful and unique. The good news is that you've come to the right place. We've taken […]
9 Reasons We Love Air Force Challenge Coins

Air Force Challenge Coins: 9 Reasons To Celebrate USAF Heritage & Military Excellence

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Honoring Valor: The Significance of USAF Challenge Coins Have you encountered the prestigious Air Force challenge coin, a symbol revered not just in the Marine Corps but across military branches, including the Coast Guard. These distinguished items, from the rank coin to the coveted airman coin, embody the essence of force challenge and honor. Let's […]
Army Strong: How to Care For Your Army Challenge Coin Collection

Army Strong: How to Care For Your Army Challenge Coin Collection

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Challenge coins come bound with honor and tradition, and you carry it with you everywhere you go. After all, it's only to be expected when you've been given such a valuable token. That being said, you'll want to know how to take care of your collection of Army challenge coins. Something that important should only […]

For Your Hero: Firefighter Gifts

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You breathe a sigh of relief because he's home safe again. It feels like you've been holding your breath since he left—hours ago. You thought it might get easier as time went on but it didn't. Every time he gets called to a fire, you worry he might not come back. And how could you […]
Coins for the Brave a Background of the Prestigious Firefighter Challenge Coin

Coins for the Brave: A Background of the Prestigious Firefighter Challenge Coin

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A Background of the Prestigious Firefighter Challenge Coin Firefighter challenge coins are reserved for a special kind of brave There's an old saying that goes "All men are created equal, then a few become firemen". It shows firemen as a cut above the average man because of his bravery and skill in the face of […]
November Challenge Coin Special

Challenge Coin Discount - Thankful for Upgrades in November

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** Promotion Expired** Challenge Coin Discount - Thankful for Upgrades For the entire month of November we are offering a free upgrade when you order 100 or more custom challenge coins.  We are thankful for our customers, which is why this thankful November we want to say thank you with a free upgrade! Choose between: […]

6 Unique Custom Challenge Coin Designs to Take Inspiration From

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6 Unique Custom Challenge Coin Designs 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 […]
Gifts For Veterans

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

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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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History of the Challenge Coin: Military Traditions and the Coin Challenge Explained

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The Origins of Challenge Coins & Their Traditions Have you ever found a challenge coin and wondered about their story? These aren't just any collectibles; they're steeped in military heritage, signifying honor and teamwork across the Navy, Marines, Coast Guard, Air Force, Army and more. We're diving into the rich history and cherished traditions of these […]

8 Designs You Can Create for Your Custom Commemorative Coins

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How to Design Custom Commemorative Coins Have you thought about the perfect design for your custom commemorative coins? Before you make a decision take a look at these excellent designs! Looking for memorable designs for your custom commemorative coins? Whether you need a unique emblem, a catchy bar challenge coin, or a serious memorial coin […]
Custom Military Coin

When Do You Give Challenge Coins: Military Traditions and Beyond

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Understanding the Rules and Timing: Deciding When You Should Award A Challenge Coin Custom challenge coins aren't just a piece of military tradition anymore; they've evolved into a universal symbol of appreciation and recognition. What started as a military honor has now found its way into various sectors. Whether it’s a fire department celebrating bravery, […]
Guide to Custom Challenge Coins

Your Guide to Challenge Custom Coins

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Your Guide to Challenge Custom Coins Challenge coins have a lot of value. If you're unfamiliar with the tradition of custom coins, read all about challenge coins here. Serving the members of the military that make it home is a top priority at Custom Challenge Coins. Having had long-standing relationships with members of the armed […]
6 Facts About Military Challenge Coins

6 Facts About Military Challenge Coins You Didn't Know

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Military challenge coins have an interesting history and can be used as reminders of special events or friends. Here are some facts you need to know about them. Military challenge coins have a long and rich history, going all the way back to ancient roman times, when soldiers were paid with specially minted coins and […]
Police Challenge Coins

The 411 on Police Challenge Coins: Celebrating Law Enforcement Valor

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The Legacy of Challenge: Tracing Police Challenge Coins From Ancient Origins Tracing their origins back to ancient Rome, police challenge coins have evolved into symbols of modern law enforcement's valor and unity. Initially used as a means to acknowledge exceptional service in the military, these coins have seamlessly transitioned into the realm of policing, echoing […]
How to Design a Challenge Coin

How to Design a Custom Challenge Coin

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Challenge coins are honorable mentions that help signify unity. Learn how you can design a custom challenge coin to bring your team together! Challenge coins are more than just tokens with an insignia. They are invaluable relics that signify your part of a whole, your leg of the journey on a mission. They represent a […]

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