Serving to maximize the Coast Guard’s operational readiness, Aviation Mission Specialists perform a full range of vital functions aboard Coast Guard aircraft.
From maritime safety and law enforcement missions to military action, Aviation Mission Specialists use their highly advanced skills and training to support missions across the broad spectrum of Coast Guard operations. Working aboard aircraft as sensor system operators, aerial ice observers, tactical and weapons system operators, and aviation medical technicians, they enable Coast Guard air units to achieve the absolute highest level of effectiveness in their service to the nation.
This coin salutes the proven proficiency and steady vigilance of all those who serve as Aviation Mission Specialists in the U.S. Coast Guard. Featured on the obverse is a detailed rendering of the insignia worn by Aviation Mission Specialists. Depicted on the reverse is the tri-color racing stripe found on all Coast Guard aircraft and vessels. Embedded in the design is the official Coast Guard emblem, featuring a disk inscribed with the service’s founding date and the shield of the Coat of Arms of the United States, superimposed against a pair of crossed anchors.
Minted in bronze and given antique finish, this coin is imbued with bold colorful enamel on both sides.
Each coin measures a 2 1/8 inch x 1 1/2 inch (54mm x 37mm) oval.
This is a surplus NWTMint item. Packaging may vary.
This coin features an out of date design and will not be remade after product is sold out.