Demonstrating advancing skill and leadership potential, those who hold the rank of Private First Class in the U.S. Marine Corps provide critical support to sustain America's military superiority.
Working tirelessly to improve their skills and improve their performance, they earn the confidence of their commanders and the trust of their fellow Marines. Efficiently implementing orders from above, they exhibit practiced discipline and uncompromising integrity, faithfully serving to steadily advance the Marine Corps' mission throughout the world. Fully prepared to fight at a moment's notice to defend the cause of freedom, they are the foundation of America's military arsenal.
This coin is dedicated to the skill and commitment of every Private First Class in the U.S. Marine Corps, whose service enhances America's military might.
Enameled in bold crimson and gold on the coin's obverse is the rank insignia worn by Privates First Class in the U.S. Marine Corps. The reverse bears the Marine Corps' official seal.
Struck in a brass alloy, this coin's rich antique bronze finish is accented by colorful enamel highlights throughout. Each coin comes packaged with a detailed header card that describes the contributions of Privates First Class to the successful completion of the Marine Corps' global mission.