A significant recognition of military service performed in the Korean War, the Korean Service Medal celebrates American heroes who fought for freedom by securing American interests abroad. This challenge coin version of the Korean Service 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 Korean Service Medal and can even be engraved with the honoree’s name and date of award.
The Korean Service Medal honors any U.S. service member who performed duty in the Republic of Korea, between June 27, 1950 and July 27, 1954.
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 Korean Service Medal ribbon and depicts a Korean gateway, symbolizing the one true path to enlightenment. 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 who fight for freedom and honors their commitment to their sworn duty in perilous and inhospitable conditions.