Retirement Coins

A great retirement sendoff is a custom retirement coin, capture the retirees past or future in great detail. We aim to please and our customer reviews prove it. We would be honored to help you create a coin that is uniquely you.

Retirement Challenge Coins

Acknowledging those milestone moments are special. Capture those moments with a custom coin. Crafting top-quality coins and meeting the expectations of each of our customers are just a few reasons why Custom Challenge Coins is one of the leaders in the challenge coin industry.

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What are Retirement Challenge Coins?

Every coin has a unique story to tell and like many other types, Retirement challenge coins can be a huge part of a retiree who has decided to end an era and start a new stage in their lives. A pat on the back, a hug, or support in this milestone can be felt through challenge coins. That is why here at Custom Challenge Coins, we make sure that creating the best coin for you, a family member, or a fellow soldier is our top priority. Retirement challenge coins are often created as a tangible symbol of recognition and appreciation for an individual's service and dedication, typically within military, law enforcement, or organizational contexts. These specially crafted coins serve as a lasting keepsake that encapsulates the memories, achievements, and camaraderie experienced throughout a person's career. By encapsulating unique designs, logos, or insignias, they forge a personal connection and stand as a physical reminder of shared values and experiences. The tradition of gifting a retirement challenge coin not only honors the retiree's contributions but also fosters a sense of belonging and continuity within the community, making it a meaningful and sentimental gesture.

Retirement Coins

Our experienced art team will assist you in designing a masterpiece that shows sophistication and stimulates pride to both you and the receiver. We offer a wide range of custom options to help you convey your heartfelt message through the coin. Our dedicated team from the customer care department is available to promptly answer your questions with a smile. It’s not just about a quality product, but we live to make sure our customers receive a delightful experience working on their coin project!

Below are some reasons why challenge coins are popular among retirees.

Great Range of Custom Options

First impressions matter - this is true enough for any type of gift. For a challenge coin, creating the unique type can feel overwhelming but we have made it easy for our customers. Whether you envision a bottle opener type for that buddy who enjoys a cold beer at night, one with a spinner, or a simple yet elegant round coin - we got you covered.

Apart from the design, at Custom Challenge Coins, we also offer two vastly different options to mold a coin.

  • For round coins of a standard thickness, most designs are 'Die struck' where the designs are transferred from a front & back mold to a raw brass blank being struck by each mold with enough force to transfer both the raised & recessed areas of the design into the brass.
  • For custom shape coins, coins with cutouts like bottle openers, or coins with additional thickness, Die Cast molds are used for manufacturing. These aluminum molds fit together and molten zinc metal is injected into the die to create the coin blank.

Symbol of the Memorable Years

We understand that keepsakes are not just something you display for dust to accumulate. It is made of life experiences all rolled into one and oftentimes brought everywhere you go. A challenge coin allows a person to remember the good ol’ days and can be a good way to strike a conversation among fellow retirees.

Combination of Quality and Affordability

We often find quality and affordability inversely proportional and it is even harder when you are pushed to the corner of having to sacrifice quality to consider your budget. Challenge coins transcend this norm as long as you find yourself a reputable coin provider. Latest innovation in production allows suppliers to produce coins that customers can feel confident about.

Custom Challenge Coins does not provide cheap challenge coins - we offer affordable coins that boast of an outstanding quality that is sure to not put a hole in your pocket! Be sure to head on to our site to find more about our retirement challenge coins. Feel free to message us via sales@customchallengecoins.net or reach us by calling 1-877-514-8484 to talk to one of our customer care professional and know how we can help you with your challenge coins needs.

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Shipping + Returns

Once an order is sent to production the standard production and delivery turnaround time is 3 – 3.5 weeks. Our customer care team will advise you of specific timelines based on your custom order prior to order completion.
Yes! We do offer shipping to APO / FPO addresses at no extra charge to our service men and women for the 1st 100 of any product. After the first 100 product items we charge $0.24 per coin after that. Please keep in mind that shipping to an APO / FPO address will add 1-3 weeks to the order production and shipping timelines.
All sales on custom products are final. We do not have to provide a refund if you have changed your mind about a particular purchase, so please choose carefully. Many of our custom products are hand-made or involve hand processing and as a result will differ slightly from piece to piece and are not capable of matching the print 100%. Slight variations, as defined as aesthetic differences on 5% or less of any product are considered normal and therefore acceptable If the goods are faulty, please let us know within 7 days of receipt and we will meet our obligations under the applicable laws to rectify the situation.

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General Coin Questions

Q. What is the Process from Submission to Receiving?

We have worked with thousands of clients and make the process EASY from start to finish, fast, and pain free.

+ The 1st step is to submit your coin design ideas and details through our website here or by contacting our customer care team.
+ We’ll provide you an initial estimate and coin design proof within 24 hours of your submission.
+ If needed, we offer free revisions until we get the design exactly how you envisioned it.
+ Lastly, once you approve your final proof and complete the final invoice payment we will send your project to production.

Q. Refund Policy

Please note that all purchases of custom products are considered final. As custom orders are specifically tailored, we cannot offer refunds for changes of mind, so we encourage you to make your selections carefully. Given the hand-made nature or hand-processed elements of many of our custom products, slight variations between items are to be expected. Slight variations, as defined as aesthetic differences on 5% or less of the product are deemed normal and are not typically grounds for a refund.

However, if your items are defective or do not meet a reasonable level of quality, please inform us within 7 days of receiving your order. We are committed to upholding our responsibilities under the relevant consumer laws to address and resolve any issues with faulty goods.

Q. Our Guarantee

Your complete satisfaction with your coins is our top priority. While it's uncommon, if you encounter any issues with craftsmanship, quality, or your delivery, please contact us within 7 days. We are committed to going above and beyond to resolve any concerns swiftly and to your total satisfaction.

Design Coin Questions

Q. What's the Difference Between Soft Enamel and Hard Enamel Challenge Coins?

Challenge coins have various processes and types of coins to achieve different design stylings. Simply put, Soft Enamel are textured, with the enamel filled below the metal ridges, while Hard Enamel are smooth, the overfilled enamel polished smooth against the metal. You can have one side of your coin be soft enamel and the other side be hard enamel.

Q. What is the Typical Size of a Challenge Coin?

Challenge coins can come in a variety of sizes and shapes but the most common coin size is 2.0”, followed by 1.75” and then 1.5”. If we have concerns about your selection our team will let you know the optimal size of your coin based on your design.

Q. What Are My Challenge Coins Made From?

The majority of our coins are die struck into brass. Large, custom shaped, or designs with large cutout areas will be cast from a zinc alloy. We made a video that goes into further details here.

Q. Difference Between Die Struck and Die Cast Challenge Coin?

Die struck coins have the designs transferred to a front & back mold, the raw brass being struck by each mold with enough force to transfer both the raised & recessed areas of the design into the brass. Die Cast molds are fit together and molten zinc metal is injected into the die to create the coin blank. You can also read our article in our resources section here!

Shipping Coin Questions

Q. How Long Does it Take to Receive My Coins?

After your order proceeds to production, the typical timeframe for production and delivery is between 3 to 3.5 weeks. Our customer care team will provide you with detailed timelines tailored to your custom order before finalizing your purchase.

Q. Do You Offer Any Rush Options?

Yes! Expedited service is available for an extra charge. For inquiries about rush option availability and details, please connect with our customer support team. Please note that rush delivery cannot be extended to APO/FPO or international addresses.

Product Type Coin Questions

Production Coin Questions

Q. Challenge Coin Options

There are a variety of options you can choose when deciding to make your own custom challenge coin. Options can vary depending on your coin design and can be as simple or as complex as your desire. Between coins sizes, plating type, and additional add-on options, the options are plentiful. To learn more about the options available please watch our video here.

Q. What is Your Minimum Order Quantity?

The minimum coin order quantity is 25. You can order any quantity as long as it meets our minimum. There are various price point breaks based on quantity that provide some great savings.

If you have additional questions please visit our FAQ Page

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