A significant recognition of military service performed in World War II, the World War II Victory Medal celebrates American heroes who fought for freedom against one of the greatest threats this world has known. This challenge coin version of the World War II Victory 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 World War II Victory Medal and can even be engraved with the honoree’s name and date of award.
The World War II Victory Medal honors military service during World War II and is awarded to any member of the United States military, including members of the armed forces of the Government of the Philippine Islands, who served on active duty, or as a reservist, between December 7, 1941 and December 31, 1946.
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 World War II Victory Medal ribbon and depicts Liberty standing, right foot on a helmet, with the hilt of a broken sword in the right hand and the broken blade in the left. The reverse has space available for engraving. The coin comes packaged in a polybag with a header card.
This coin is dedicated to the US military men and women who fight for freedom and honors their commitment to their sworn duty in perilous and inhospitable conditions.