Founded in 1947, the U.S. Air Force is recognized as the undisputed global leader in the development and application of air and space technology.
Through the command and control of the world’s most advanced intelligence gathering and communications systems, America’s Air Force greatly enhances the nation’s ability to defend the cause of freedom throughout the world. Operating nine major commands, organized and equipped to execute a complete range of specialized functions, the U.S. Air Force is fully prepared to meet America’s global security needs at all times.
This coin salutes the courage and skill of all Air Force personnel, as they fulfill their mission to protect and defend America’s freedom. The obverse features the official emblem of the U.S. Air Force. Bordered by a classic wreath design, the reverse contains a space for engraving.
The proof-like coin is minted in MerlinGold,® a proprietary brass alloy that simulates the look and feel of gold. Each coin comes sealed in an airtight Lucite capsule and packaged with a detailed header card* that describes the mission and history of America’s Air Force.
Each coin measures 1 1/2 inch (39mm) in diameter.
™ Department of the Air Force. Officially Licensed Product of the Department of the Air Force (www.airforce.com).
*This is a surplus NWTM item – packaging may vary. Engraving services are not currently available.