Challenge coins, often used in the military, law enforcement, and various organizations, come with different edge options that add to their uniqueness and aesthetic appeal. The most basic edge option is the "Standard Edge," which is a smooth, rounded finish that is simple and clean. Another common option is the "Rope Edge," which features a twisted rope-like design that adds a nautical or traditional touch to the coin. The "Diamond Cross Cut" edge has a series of diamond-shaped cuts that create a textured, grip-like surface, often adding a sense of ruggedness or complexity to the coin's design.

More intricate edge options include the "Oblique Line Edge," which consists of slanted lines cut into the edge, creating a dynamic, angular appearance. The "Reeded Edge" mimics the edge of some types of currency and has vertical grooves running around the coin's circumference. For those looking for something truly unique, some manufacturers offer "Custom Edges" where you can create a design that is specific to your organization or the event the coin commemorates. These different edge options not only enhance the coin's visual appeal but also add a layer of significance and customization that makes each coin special.

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Challenge Coin Size Options

How big are challenge coins? What size will work best for my challenge coin design? If you’re curious about what are the most common challenge coin size options, watch our short video to view common challenge coin size options.

Watch our video to learn more about common challenge coin size options at custom challenge coins and let us help you with your next custom coin project.

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How to Design a Challenge Coin

Ready to start designing your custom challenge coins, but not sure where to begin? Our educational video goes into further detail on some of the options available for your next custom coin project.

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Challenge Coin Thickness

If you’re curious about what are the most common challenge coin thickness options, watch our short video to view common challenge coin thickness options.

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Challenge Coin Plating Options

Plating choice is an important part of our challenge coin designs. So what are the options for challenge coin plating? Watch our video to learn more about challenge coin plating options.

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Challenge Coin Materials

Challenge coins are used to celebrate milestones and much more, but what are challenge coins made out of? Learn more about the materials behind custom challenge coins! Besides the core of the challenge coin metal material, there are also plating finishes.

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