Forming the foundation of the Marine Corps' leadership structure, Sergeants play a vital role in the training and development of the world's elite soldiers. Pillars of self-discipline and strength, they ensure that every solider in their command reaches their fullest potential. Leading with absolute confidence and proven commitment, they conduct daily training exercises designed to condition soldiers for the rigors of combat. Expertly preparing the soldiers in their charge to achieve the highest levels of success, they are instrumental to the effective operation of the U.S. Marine Corps. This coin pays tribute to the determined leadership and outstanding commitment of all those who serve as Sergeants in the U.S. Marine Corps. Enameled in bold crimson and gold on the coin's obverse is the rank insignia worn by Sergeants 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 Sergeants to the successful completion of the Marine Corps' global mission.