Founded in 1775, the U.S. Navy has safeguarded America's freedom and secured America's interests throughout the world for more than 200 years.
Since its inception, the U.S. Navy has consistently and thoroughly outmatched America's enemies in every environment, propelling the nation to victory against some of history's most ruthless regimes. Ready at a moment's notice to protect and defend the cause of liberty on near and distant shores, the Navy's sailors and airmen have risen to each and every challenge, demonstrating superior skill and fearless determination in the discharge of their duties. Operating a highly modernized and sophisticated fleet, they lead the world's most powerful maritime force.
This coin salutes the mission of the U.S. Navy to support and strengthen America's global military advantage. Imbued with rich enamel accents on both sides, the obverse of this coin contains the U.S. Navy's official seal. Depicted on the reverse is the seal of the U.S. Department of Defense. Each coin comes packaged with a detailed header card that highlights the U.S. Navy's pivotal role in protecting and defending America from its enemies.
Minted in a brass alloy and finished in antique bronze, this coin is imbued with brightly colored enamel highlights on both sides. Each coin comes packaged with a header card that describes the mission and history of the U.S. Department of Defense.