Master Chief Petty Officers in the U.S. Coast Guard are proven leaders and expert technicians. Renowned for their exceptional technical abilities, razor-sharp instincts, and impressive problem-solving skills, they are selected from an elite field of Coast Guard personnel. Seasoned professionals, they serve as trusted advisors and experienced technical trainers, providing invaluable support to their superiors and inspiring and motivating those in their command to reach their full potential. Dedicated to the tireless pursuit of excellence, they are a vital to the successful completion of Coast Guard operations throughout the world. This coin is dedicated to all Master Chief Petty Officers, whose outstanding skill and determined leadership have earned them a distinguished place in America's Coast Guard force. Featured on the obverse is a rendering of the distinctive insignia worn by these individuals, which depicts an eagle with wings spread wide resting on an inverted "rocker" above three yellow chevrons. Above the eagle's wings are two stars. Featured on the reverse is the shield of the Coat of Arms of the United States, superimposed over a fouled anchor flanked by two stars, denoting the rank of the Master Chief Petty Officer. Struck in a nickel alloy, this coin is accented with crisp enamel highlights. Each coin comes packaged with a descriptive header card that underscores the unique contributions of Coast Guard Master Chief Petty Officers.