Blue Nose


For centuries, sailors have honored the achievement of crossing over the Arctic Circle as a rite of passage worthy of recognition.

39 in stock

    Two Line Engravable Area

    • Two lines of text can be added to this item. Your text will be engraved as entered - MAKE SURE TO CHECK YOUR SPELLING - Engraved items are non-refundable. Personalized engraving may add up to 24 hours of additional processing time. Text found to be in violation of military licensing restrictions may be refused at the discretion of

    • Line One *

      Max: 20 characters

    • Line Two *

      Max: 20 characters

    Receipt Inclusion

    • Choose this option if you do not want a physical receipt to be included with the shipment. Will be applied to the entirety of your order.

    Hand-Written Thank You Note

    • Note Add a hand-written note to this order, perfect for that extra personal message of thanks, birthday wishes or condolences.

    • Your Message *

      Min: 1 charactersMax: 50 characters

    Product total

    Options total

    Grand total

    SKU2: N/A SKU: RI-80000-web Categories: , , Tags: , , , , , ,
    Official Licensed Product of the U.S. Army. By federal law, licensing fees paid to the U.S. Army for use of its trademarks provide support to the Army Trademark Licensing Program, and net licensing revenue is devoted to U.S. Army Morale, Welfare, and Recreation programs.
    ™ United States Marine Corps. Officially Licensed Product of the United States Marine Corps ( and 1.800.marines)
    ™ Department of the Navy. Officially Licensed by the Department of the Navy.
    ™ Department of the Air Force. Officially Licensed Product of the Department of the Air Force (
    Officially Licensed Product of the U.S. Coast Guard


    For centuries, sailors have honored the achievement of crossing over the Arctic Circle as a rite of passage worthy of recognition.

    Those who have crossed the Arctic Circle before – official members of the Order of the Bluenose – welcome their inexperienced shipmates into the Court of Queen Aurora Borealis through a special initiation ritual. The colorful shipboard ceremony includes treatment to the Royal Bath, a haircut by King Neptune, and other such dubious honors. When all is said and done, each sailor who endures can proudly proclaim his hard-won status as a true and trusty brine-encrusted Bluenose.

    This coin pays tribute to a highly celebrated maritime tradition and salutes all those who have ventured into the frozen north to earn their Bluenose credentials. The obverse features a rendering of a nautical map of the Arctic Circle. The reverse confirms the recipient’s status as a lifelong member of the order of the frozen, brine-encrusted bluenose.

    Minted in a brass alloy and brushed with an antique bronze finish, this coin is struck using special splash dies for exceptionally deep relief. Each coin comes packaged with a header card that honors the achievement of crossing the Arctic Circle.

    Each coin measures 1.75 inches (44mm) in diameter.

    You may also like…