Mastering a full range of fundamental shipboard tasks, Seaman form the foundation of the Coast Guard's operational team. Seaman perform a variety of essential duties, including serving as helmsman and lookouts, assisting with damage control, participating as members of security and emergency management teams, coordinating the disbursement of material goods, and maintaining vital shipboard equipment. Exhibiting admirable efficiency and unmatched versatility, these men and women play a crucial role in advancing the Coast Guard mission. This coin salutes the skill and dedication of all Seaman, whose tireless service strengthens the Coast Guard fleet throughout the world. 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.