Challenge Coin Options

Our challenge coins boast a comprehensive range of styles, sizes, finishes, and customizable upgrades, designed to ensure that each coin is as distinctive and meaningful as its intended purpose. We recognize the importance of personalization in creating a challenge coin that uniquely reflects your individual needs and preferences. To facilitate your selection process, we have developed a dedicated options page. This resource provides a clear visual representation of the various options available, allowing you to envision how these choices will enhance the final design of your challenge coin.

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Plating Options

Polished Brass

Polished brass plating gives items a shiny, golden appearance that looks elegant and classic. It not only makes objects more attractive but also protects them from rust and wear, making them last longer.
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Polished Nickel

Polished nickel offers a smooth, mirror-like finish that brings a modern and sophisticated touch to any item. Its silvery appearance is highly reflective and provides both an attractive look and a durable surface that resists corrosion and tarnishing.
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Polished Gold

Polished gold on challenge coins adds a luxurious and prestigious touch, with its radiant, mirror-like finish capturing attention and symbolizing high achievement or honor. This elegant gold plating not only enhances the coin's visual appeal but also signifies value and distinction, making it a coveted piece for any collection or ceremony.
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Polished Silver

Polished silver on challenge coins gives them a shiny and classic look, making them look more elegant and special. This high-quality silver coating not only enhances the coin's visual appeal but also adds a sense of prestige and honor.
PRICE: $0.35 / per coin
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Polished Copper

Polished copper on challenge coins provides a warm, reddish-brown finish that stands out for its unique and rustic charm. This finish not only adds a distinctive aesthetic to the coins but also imparts a sense of tradition and durability.
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Black Nickel

Black nickel plating on challenge coins offers a sleek and contemporary look, characterized by its dark, metallic finish that adds a sense of modern sophistication. This unique coating not only enhances the coin's visual appeal but also provides a robust and durable surface, making it a popular choice for a distinctive and lasting memento.
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Antique Nickel

Antique nickel plating on challenge coins creates a subtly aged, matte finish that highlights intricate details and lends a sense of historical depth and character. This finish gives the coins an elegant, time-honored appearance, making them ideal for commemorating significant events or achievements with a touch of vintage charm.
Price: $0.35 / Per Coin
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Antique Brass

Antique brass plating on challenge coins imparts a classic, vintage look with a deep, warm tone that enhances the coin's intricate designs and textures. This finish adds a sense of heritage and timelessness.
Price: $0.35 / Per Coin
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Antique Gold

Antique gold plating on challenge coins gives them a rich, deep golden hue with a slightly aged appearance, accentuating their detailed designs and textures. This finish imbues the coins with a sense of history and prestige, making them highly suitable for commemorating significant achievements or events with a touch of timeless elegance.
Price: $0.60 / Per Coin
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Antique Silver

Antique silver plating on challenge coins offers a muted, elegant silver tone with a vintage feel, which beautifully highlights the coin's details and textures. This finish brings a sense of historical significance and refined sophistication
Price: $0.35 / Per Coin
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Antique Copper

Antique copper plating on challenge coins provides a rich, earthy finish with a classic, aged look that enhances the coin's relief and intricate designs. This distinctive finish adds a touch of historical elegance and depth.
Price: $0.35 / Per Coin
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Rainbow Anodized

Rainbow anodized plating on challenge coins creates a vibrant, multi-colored finish that showcases a spectrum of hues, lending a unique and eye-catching appearance. This technique not only makes each coin stand out with its kaleidoscopic effect but also adds a modern and artistic flair, ideal for distinctive and memorable tokens.
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Polished Brass

Coin Plating - Polished Nickel

Polished Nickel

Coin Plating - Polished Gold

Polished Gold

Coin Plating - Polished Silver

Polished Silver

Coin Plating - Polished Copper

Polished Copper

Coin Plating - Black Nickel

Black Nickel

Coin Plating - Antique Nickel

Antique Nickel

Coin Plating - Antique Brass

Antique Brass

Coin Plating - Antique Gold

Antique Gold

Coin Plating - Antique Silver

Antique Silver

Coin Plating - Antique Copper

Antique Copper

Rainbow Anodized

Edge Options

Standard (Flat)

The standard flat edge on challenge coins are a common and popular choice due to its simplicity and elegance. It features a smooth finish that complements the coin's design without adding extra details, making it a great option for coins with intricate or bold elements. This edge style is particularly suited for coins of various shapes as it doesn't distract from the main design elements on the coin's face
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Chain

The chain edge on challenge coins is a distinctive design feature that adds a decorative and unique aspect to the coin. It's characterized by a series of interconnected, chain-like patterns around the edge, providing a textured and tactile feel. This edge style is often chosen to enhance the overall aesthetic of the coin, adding an element of complexity and craftsmanship that makes the coin stand out.
Free

Rope

The rope edge on challenge coins is a popular choice that features a pattern resembling the twisted strands of a rope. This edge adds a textured, three-dimensional effect to the coin, enhancing its visual appeal and providing a tactile experience that is both distinctive and elegant​.
Free

Spur

The spur edge on challenge coins is characterized by a series of raised, pointed projections that resemble the rowel of a spur, creating a distinctive starburst pattern along the coin's edge. This style adds a unique, decorative touch to the coin, offering an eye-catching, tactile element that enhances both the coin's appearance and its feel​.
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Oblique Line

The oblique edge on challenge coins is characterized by its angled, beveled cuts that create a captivating and modern appearance. This edge type adds depth and a dynamic visual element to the coin, enhancing its overall design with a contemporary and stylish flair.
Price: $0.35 / Per side

Bevel

The bevel edge on challenge coins features a slanted, angular design that creates a refined and sophisticated look. This edge type enhances the coin's overall aesthetic, giving it a sleek, modern appearance that accentuates the coin's design elements.
PRICE: $0.35 / PER SIDE

Scallop

The scallop edge on challenge coins is designed to resemble the crests and troughs of a wave, resulting in a wavy, undulating finish. This type of edge carves out a series of arcs along the coin's perimeter, giving it a unique and visually striking appearance that enhances the coin's overall design​.
PRICE: $0.35 / PER SIDE

Cross Cut

The cross cut edge on challenge coins is often referred to as a 'diamond-cut' edge due to its pattern, which resembles a series of diamonds encircling the coin's design. This type of edge adds a striking level of detail and elegance to the coin, making it visually impressive and distinctively textured​
PRICE: $0.35 / PER SIDE

Reeded

The reeded edge on challenge coins, recognizable from its use on many types of currency like quarters, consists of closely spaced vertical grooves running around the coin's circumference. This edge style adds a classic, professional look to the coin, evoking a sense of tradition and familiarity associated with currency.
PRICE: $0.65 / PER coin

Standard (Flat)

Chain

Rope

Spur

Oblique Line

Bevel

Scallop

Cross Cut

Reeded

Coin Upgrades

Bottle Opener

The challenge coin bottle opener upgrade option incorporates a functional bottle opener mechanism into the coin's design. This dual-purpose feature transforms the coin into a practical tool for opening bottles while still maintaining its identity as a collectible or commemorative item, making it a versatile and memorable choice.

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Spinner Coin (Internal)

The challenge coin spinner upgrade option includes a freely rotating, enclosed component within the coin's design, often at the center. This dynamic feature allows the coin to spin or rotate when touched, adding an interactive and playful element to the coin's overall design, making it unique and captivating.

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Spinner Coin (Surface)

The challenge coin surface spinner upgrade option involves adding a spinning component to the surface of the coin, which can be rotated manually. This feature allows for interactive and engaging elements on the coin's design, creating a captivating and distinctive aspect.

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3D

3D challenge coins offer a significant upgrade in terms of detail and depth compared to standard 2D coins. They allow for the capture of intricate details and realistic textures, making designs like buildings, faces, or any images with curved details stand out with a more lifelike, three-dimensional perspective.

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Cutouts

Cutouts in challenge coins create a unique, eye-catching effect by removing parts of the coin's design, such as the center or around symbols. These cutouts not only enhance the visual appeal but can also add functionality, like enabling the coin to be worn as a pendant or used as a bottle opener​.

PRICE: $0.20 / PER coin
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Engraved Edge

The engraved edge upgrade for challenge coins allows for custom text or designs to be etched along the coin's edge, adding a personalized touch. This feature is ideal for including mottos, dates, or special messages, enhancing the coin's significance and making it a more tailored and memorable keepsake.

PRICE: $0.70 / PER coin
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Epoxy Dome

The epoxy dome upgrade for challenge coins involves applying a clear epoxy coating over the coin, which not only enhances its durability but also gives it a glossy, refined finish. This protective layer guards against scratches and wear, ensuring the coin's design and colors remain vibrant over time. This upgrade is particularly beneficial for coins that are handled frequently.

PRICE: $0.35 / PER coin / per side
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Laser Sequential #'s

The laser sequential numbering upgrade for challenge coins is a customization option where each coin is engraved with a unique serial number, enhancing its individuality and collectible value. This feature is particularly valuable for limited edition series or commemorative coins, as it not only helps in tracking and authenticity but also adds an element of exclusivity to each piece​.

PRICE: $0.25 / PER coin 
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Two Tone Metal

The two-tone metal upgrade option for challenge coins allows for the combination of two different metal plating styles in a single coin, creating a visually striking and unique look. This upgrade enhances the coin's design by providing contrast and highlighting specific elements.

PRICE: $0.70 / PER SIDE
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Glitter

The challenge coin glitter upgrade option typically involves adding a special type of enamel with glitter particles mixed in, creating a sparkling effect on the coin's surface. This upgrade adds a dazzling and eye-catching element to the coin's design, enhancing its overall visual appeal and making it stand out in various lighting conditions.

PRICE: $0.15 / PER COLOR / PER SIDE
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Screen Printing

The challenge coin screen printing upgrade option allows for precise and detailed designs, including intricate logos, images, or text, to be printed directly onto the coin's surface. This method provides the flexibility to reproduce complex graphics accurately and with vibrant colors, making it an excellent choice for coins with intricate artwork or fine details.

PRICE: $0.15 / PER COLOR
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Photo Insert

The challenge coin photo insert upgrade option allows for the inclusion of a small photograph or image within a designated area on the coin's design. This feature adds a personalized and sentimental touch to the coin, making it a meaningful keepsake by allowing individuals to commemorate a special moment or person within the coin's design.

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Magnet Insert

The challenge coin magnet insert upgrade option involves embedding a small magnet within the coin's design, typically in a concealed compartment. This feature allows the coin to serve as both a decorative collectible and a functional magnet, making it versatile for displaying on magnetic surfaces while preserving its aesthetic appeal.

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Crystals

Challenge coins can be customized with various upgrades, including crystal additions, to enhance their appearance and uniqueness. Adding crystals to your challenge coin creates a visually striking and captivating effect that adds depth and elegance to the coin's overall appearance. Crystals are available in a wide variety of colors to really make your coin personalized

PRICE: $0.10 / per crystal
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Bottle Opener

Coin Plating - Polished Brass

Surface Spinner

Internal  Spinner

3D

Cutouts

Engraved Edge

Epoxy Dome

Laser Sequential #'s

Two Tone Metal

Glitter

Screen Printing

Photo Insert

Magnet Insert

Crystals

Enamel Upgrades

Translucent Enamel

The translucent enamel upgrade for challenge coins involves applying a semi-transparent enamel over certain areas of the coin, creating a stained glass-like effect. This option adds depth and a unique visual appeal to the coin's design, allowing underlying metal details to show through while enhancing the coin's overall aesthetic with subtle color enhancements​.

PRICE: $0.20 / PER COLOR / per SIDE
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Matte Enamel

The matte enamel upgrade for challenge coins offers a non-glossy, subdued finish that enhances the design's texture and detail without the sheen of traditional enamel. This option provides a sophisticated, modern look, and is particularly effective for creating a contrast with polished metal areas.

PRICE: $0.20 / PER COLOR / PER SIDE
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Pearl Enamel

The pearl enamel upgrade option for challenge coins provides a distinctive sheen, creating a pearl-like effect on the coin's surface. This upgrade adds a unique visual depth and iridescent quality to the coin, setting it apart from standard enamel finishes and enhancing its overall appearance and appeal.

PRICE: $0.49 / PER COlor / PER SIDE
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Thermal Enamel

The thermal enamel upgrade on challenge coins is a special coloring option that adds a unique effect to the coin's design. This specific enamel reacts to temperature changes, altering its appearance based on the surrounding temperature. This feature adds a dynamic and interactive element to the coin, making it not only a visually appealing item but also an engaging one.

PRICE: $0.70 / PER COLOR / PER SIDE (MOQ 300 )
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Glow Enamel

The glow enamel upgrade option for challenge coins involves adding a glow-in-the-dark feature to the enamel, which allows certain areas of the coin to illuminate in low light conditions. This creates a striking visual effect, particularly effective for highlighting specific elements of the coin's design.

PRICE: $.20 / per color / per side
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Translucent Enamel

Matte Enamel

Pearl Enamel

Thermal Enamel

Glow Enamel

Packaging

PVC Envelopes

FREE

Velvet bag

$ 0.25 Per Coin

Coin Capsule

$ 0.59 Per Coin

Plastic Stand

$ 0.49 Per Coin

Acrylic Case

$ 1.00 Per Coin

Velvet box

$ 4.00 Per Coin
( MOQ 100 )

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