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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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Can Civilians Have Challenge Coins?

From presidents to soldiers, challenge coins have been an important military tradition for well over a hundred years. Click here to learn more.

How the Meaning of the Presidential Challenge Coin Changed Over the Years

The presidential challenge coin was, and still is, one of the most coveted challenge coins ever made. Read this to learn why, and how it changed over the years.

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.

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 […]

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 […]

Challenge Coin Discount - Thankful for Upgrades in November

** 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: a. […]

What is a Challenge Coin and What Do They Represent?

What is a Challenge Coin and What Do They Represent? You're at a military ceremony. A soldier is being honored for service above and beyond the call of duty. As he approaches the unit commander to receive his award, he salutes and then reaches out to shake hands. In the unit commander's palm, before he […]

The History and Rules of the Challenge Coin

The challenge coin is something few people know about, but those who do, these coins are very symbolic and meaningful. Learn more about the history of challenge coins and the rules of giving/receiving them in our article. Never heard of a challenge coin? Don't worry -- you're not the only one. The reality, though, is […]

8 Designs You Can Create for Your Custom Commemorative Coins

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 […]

Brief History of Challenge Coins

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]A Brief History of Challenge Coin Tradition. You may not be familiar with challenge coins as a historic tradition. It’s also a possibility that you have come across challenge coins but were not aware that the coins were in fact challenge coins. If you are a civilian who grew up with no direct contact with […]

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