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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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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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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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Are Personalized Challenge Coins Worth Anything?

Are Personalized Challenge Coins Worth Anything?- Important FAQs About Challenge Coins

Are challenge coins worth anything? Can you mint your own custom challenge coins? See the answers to these and other FAQs about personalized challenge coins. Coin collecting is about more than just finding and selling rare and valuable coins. Many coins have historical significance. Personalized challenge coins hold a particular sentimental value, representing more than […]

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Can you buy challenge coins?

Can You Buy Challenge Coins?

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. 

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employee recognition coins

7 Effective Employee Recognition Ideas

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 […]

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What it Means to Be Gifted a Custom Challenge Coin

What It Means To Be Gifted A Custom Challenge Coin

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 […]

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

Sizing Guide: How to Choose the Right Custom Challenge Coin Size

When choosing a custom challenge coin size, it's important to have the right one for your needs. Learn more about choosing the perfect one with our guide. The tradition of challenge coins dates back almost a century during World War I. The true origin is not known for sure, but it's said that a lieutenant gifted bronze coins […]

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Boost Corporate Workplace Morale With Custom Challenge Coins

Boost Corporate Workplace Morale With Custom Challenge Coins

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 […]

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