U.S. Coast Guard - Theme Coin
Founded in 1790, the United States Coast Guard has served as the nation's elite maritime security force for more than 200 years.
Always ready to protect America's freedom at a moment's notice, the U.S. Coast Guard serves as a vital frontline force, safeguarding America's shores and propelling American forces to victory overseas. Demonstrating unparalleled versatility and superior skill, the sailors of the Coast Guard have consistently met America's need for port security and coastal defense with trademark efficiency and patriotic zeal. This coin salutes the courage and skill of all Coast Guard sailors, as they continue to protect America's interests at home and abroad. The obverse features a detailed montage that commemorates the dedication and precision exhibited by each member of the U.S. Coast Guard over its long and distinguished history. The reverse bears the seal of the U.S. Coast Guard.
Minted in a brass alloy, this coin contains an antique bronze finish. Each coin comes packaged with a detailed header card that describes the Coast Guard's mission.