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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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Designing Challenge Coins for a Fire Department

The Secret Behind Designing Fire Department Challenge Coins

Want to show your appreciation for your hard working firefighter team? Show them you care by designing memorable challenge coins. Are you on a mission to design a range of custom challenge coins for your fire department? Coming up with a meaningful design can be challenging, especially if you want it to be unique and […]

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What is a Police Challenge COin

A Memorable Sign of Unity: What Is a Police Challenge Coin?

If you have loved ones in law enforcement or the armed forces, you may have seen a police challenge coin. What are these medallions, anyway?

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Covid Challenge Coins are a Great Way to Show Support

Why COVID-19 Challenge Coins are a Great Way to Show Support

Why COVID-19 Challenge Coins are a Great Way to Show Support The COVID-19 virus continues to make a significant impact on the daily lives of people across the United States and the rest of the world. Working from home has become the new reality for countless people, as practicing social distancing has radically changed the […]

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Fire Department Challenge Coins

How to Design Your Very Own Fire Department Challenge Coins

Fire departments house the brave men and women that help save lives all across America. Here's how you can design fire department challenge coins today.

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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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For Your Hero: Firefighter Gifts

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 […]

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Gifts for Police Officers The Rise of Police ChallengeCoin

Gifts for Police Officers: The Rise of Police Challenge Coins

Gifts for Police Officers: The Rise of Police Challenge Coins Are you searching for the perfect gift for the police officer in your life? What can you possibly get for someone who puts their life on the line for your safety and comfort every single day? What kind of a gift helps you to express […]

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Coins for the Brave a Background of the Prestigious Firefighter Challenge Coin

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

A Background of the Prestigious Firefighter Challenge Coin Firefighter challenge coins are reserved for a special kind of brave - learn everything you need to about earning one of these prestigious coins, here. There's an old saying that goes "All men are created equal, then a few become firemen". It hails firemen as a cut […]

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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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