Naval Station Pearl Harbor Challenge Coin
Dominating Oahu, the most populated island in the Hawaiian Island chain, Naval Station Pearl Harbor Hawaii is home to the United States Navy's busiest port with over 65,000 boat runs each year.
First discovered by Captain James Cook aboard the HMS Resolution in 1778, Naval Station Pearl Harbor Hawaii was later established in 1887 and has grown into one of the United States Navy.s largest and most strategic bases.
Site of the December 7, 1941 attack by the Japanese which propelled the United States into World War 2, this harbor is home to the Arizona Memorial and the Battleship U.S.S. Missouri.
The Pearl Harbor coin is dedicated to the former and current Naval and Civilian personnel who have proudly served this great Naval Station and its pivotal role in this nation.s freedom.
The obverse features a harbor scene of Pearl Harbor and the reverse depicts the USS Missouri along with the USS Arizona Memorial. The coin is minted in a brass alloy and given an antique bronze finish. It comes packaged in a poly bag with a header card.