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Secret Squirrel Challenge Coin- 1oz Pure Silver (w/ case)

Silver Challenge Coins - COMING SOON!

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EXCLUSIVE!  We have commissioned the nation's oldest foundry (Osborne Mint) to mint Opsgear custom Challenge Coins in .999 silver*!  

  • 100% brand new and high quality
  • 1 oz .999 silver, minted by the nation's oldest mint
  • This is for one coin, pictures represent front and back
  • Diameter: 39mm/1.54'' 
  • Includes plastic cas

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SECRET SQUIRREL

It’s hard to find a military intelligence unit or CIA office that doesn’t use the phrase “secret squirrel” in conversation and internal memos. Notably, the phrase originated on television. In 1965, Hanna-Barbera produced a sendup of spy flicks, which starred a squirrel wearing a trench coat. The cartoon was, of course, “Secret Squirrel.” For whatever reason—pleasing alliteration, most likely—the military adopted the phrase, and service members began applying it to all things classified. (from the desk of "Daily Intelligence" - your daily dose of career intel, defense contracting and security clearance news)

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Why Stack Silver?

    Challenge Coins have traditionally been minted in a zinc alloy, but why buy zinc when you can stack silver with your Challenge Coins? 

    In the words of SD Bullion, "Some stack silver because it is a proven store of wealth while other silver stackers use it as a system to save capital for the long haul. Some stackers like the notoriety of buying silver bullion in larger quantities. Most would argue they stack silver as a hedge against economic downturns or emergencies."

    If you want this challenge coin at a cheaper price point, it is ALSO available in pure copper at a much lower price than silver!

    US Shipping only!  We will not ship silver out of the country!

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    * .999 silver is referred to as "three nines fine".  It is 99.9% pure, and is the most common maximum purity level bullion sold at the major silver foundries.   In contrast, silver coins are typically between 80% and 90% pure, and the silver used in jewelry is often 92.5% pure and is referred to as "925 silver".  

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