Located 60 miles north of Cape Hatteras along the Albemarle Sound, USCG Air Station Elizabeth City patrols and protects the waters and coastline along America’s Mid-Atlantic seaboard.
Serving as a vital Coast Guard resource, Air Station Elizabeth City hosts numerous tenant commands, including the Aircraft Repair and Supply Center and the Aviation Technical Training Center. Encompassing more than 800 acres, USCG Elizabeth City is a fully integrated command charged with conducting missions across the entire spectrum of Coast Guard operations, from search and rescue and emergency response to law enforcement and homeland defense.
This coin salutes the mission of USCG Elizabeth City to provide highly versatile and responsive service to strengthen America’s security. Replicated on the obverse is the Air Station Elizabeth City patch design. The reverse bears the Coast Guard seal. This coin is struck in a brass alloy and imbued with bright enamel highlights on both sides.
Each coin measures 1 3/4 inch (44mm) in diameter.
Officially Licensed Product of the U.S. Coast Guard