Navy Supply Corps Challenge Coin - MerlinGold
The engine of America's Navy, the Supply Corps is charged with keeping the fleet "Ready for Sea" at all times.
Successfully meeting the needs of the world's largest maritime force, the members of the Navy Supply Corps track the disbursement of millions of material goods every day, managing everything from food and fuel inventory to the fleet's postal activities.
They are also uniquely trained and equipped to handle complex logistics operations, overseeing the loading and offloading of Navy cargo carried on a variety of ships deployed throughout the world.
This coin honors the vital role played by the members of the Navy Supply Corps in enabling the fleet to carry out its mission. The obverse features the distinctive shield of the Navy Supply Corps and is inscribed with their motto: "Ready for Sea." The reverse contains the seal of the United States Navy.
Minted in MerlinGold,® a proprietary brass alloy that simulates the look and feel of gold, this coin retains a proof-like finish. Each coin comes sealed in a protective Lucite capsule and is accompanied by a descriptive header card that describes the history of the U.S. Navy.