Dedicated to serving their country as members of the U.S. Coast Guard, Seamen Recruits possess unyielding drive and a tireless devotion to duty. Learning the skills they need to succeed in America's Coast Guard, they rigorously apply their training in practical seamanship, firefighting, and weapons handling, seeking to master the fundamental tasks associated with Coast Guard life. Rising to every challenge, these men and women push themselves to complete a demanding course of training and study to become a part of America's elite maritime law enforcement force. This coin honors the advancing skill and proven commitment of all those who serve the Coast Guard as Seaman Recruits. Featured on the obverse is a rendering of the insignia worn by these individuals. Featured on the reverse is the official emblem of the U.S. Coast Guard. 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 Seamen Recruits.