Courageously performing their duties under harrowing conditions, Aviation Rescue Swimmers enable the Coast Guard to undertake a full range of dangerous missions.
Thoroughly trained in airborne search and rescue tactics, these expertly skilled technicians operate in every environment to provide critical aid to those most in need. Demonstrating superior strength, flexibility, and endurance, they execute daring rope rescue operations, delivering those lost at sea or stranded in other remote locations to safety. Renowned as elite professionals, Aviation Rescue Swimmers are a vital asset to America’s Coast Guard.
This coin is dedicated to the skill and commitment of all those qualified as Aviation Rescue Swimmers in the U.S. Coast Guard. Featured on the obverse is a detailed rendering of the insignia worn by Aviation Rescue Swimmers. 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This coin features an out of date design and will not be remade after product is sold out.