Designing a custom challenge coin involves several crucial steps to ensure the final product meets your expectations and serves its intended purpose. The first step is conceptualization, where you decide on the theme, purpose, and overall design elements you want the coin to have. This could range from military insignias for a unit to corporate logos for a company event. Sketch out your ideas or work with a graphic designer to create initial drafts. Once you have a basic concept, decide on the size, shape, and materials for the coin. These factors will significantly impact the coin's look and feel. It's also the stage where you'll decide on any special features like numbering, text, or additional design elements like cut-outs or 3D designs.

After finalizing the design, the next step is to find a reputable manufacturer to bring your vision to life. Here at Custom Challenge Coins we have been helping challenge coin customer perfect their custom challenge coins since 2003 and we can help you design the prefect challenge coin for you and your company, event, and life celebration. Send us your design specifications, including the artwork, dimensions, and materials you've chosen. We will provide a digital proof for your approval. This is your opportunity to make any last-minute changes. Once you approve the design, the manufacturing process begins. This could take anywhere from a few weeks to a couple of months, depending on the complexity of the design and the production queue of the manufacturer. After production, quality checks are conducted to ensure each coin meets the set standards before they are packaged and delivered to you.

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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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Challenge Coin Edge Options

Challenge coins come in a variety of edging options to enhance and customize your personalized challenge coin. Watch our video to learn more about challenge coin edging options.

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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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Quality Coin Products

Quality Products

Your coins are minted to an exceptionally high quality that shows every intricate detail of the design.

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