Recognizing courage and bravery, the Soldier’s Medal celebrates the valiant spirit of every service member, regardless of nationality, who acts in the face of personal danger while serving with the Army of the United States. This challenge coin version of the Soldier’s Medal is suitable for display or to be carried as a memento by the recipient or the recipient’s family and comrades-in arms. This coin upholds the significance of the Soldier’s Medal and can even be engraved with the honoree’s name and date of award.
The Soldier’s Medal honors any member of the Armed Forces of the United States or of a friendly nation who, while serving in any capacity with the United States Army, has distinguished himself or herself by a heroic act, usually at the voluntary risk of his or her life but not involving actual combat.
This coin is minted in the USA from solid bronze, using special deep-relief coining dies, and hand-finished with an antique patina for exceptional quality and detail, then imbued with bold enamel. Die struck out of thicker blanks, this coin will have a substantive feel to it as well. The obverse features the colors of the Soldier’s Medal ribbon and a bald eagle clutching a scroll. The reverse has space available for engraving. The coin comes packaged in a polybag with a header card.