A significant recognition of military service performed in Iraq, the Iraq Campaign Medal celebrates American active duty heroes who fought for freedom, securing American interests abroad. This challenge coin version of the Iraq Campaign Medal is suitable for display or to be carried as a memento by the recipient or the recipient’s family and comrades-in arms. This coin upholds the significance of the Iraq Campaign Medal and can even be engraved with the honoree’s name and date of award.
The Iraq Campaign Medal honors personnel of the Armed Forces of the United States who distinguished themselves by performing duty within the borders of Iraq (or its territorial waters) for a period of thirty consecutive days or sixty non-consecutive days.
This coin is minted in the USA from solid bronze, using special deep-relief coining dies, and hand-finished with an antique patina for exceptional quality and detail, then imbued with bold enamel. Die struck out of thicker blanks, this coin will have a substantive feel to it as well. The obverse features the colors of the Iraq Campaign Medal ribbon and depicts a relief of the map of Iraq, surmounted by two lines representing the Tigris and Euphrates rivers throughout, superimposed over a palm wreath. The reverse has space available for engraving. The coin comes packaged in a polybag with a header card.
This coin is dedicated to the US military men and women fight for freedom and honors their commitment to their sworn duty in perilous and inhospitable conditions.