Exhibiting unequaled skill, Coast Guard Aviators perform vital search and rescue, homeland security, emergency response, and law enforcement operations in support of the Coast Guard mission.
Expertly operating a wide range of fixed wing and rotary aircraft, they conduct their assigned operations in the face of severe weather and other challenges to provide a strong national defense, to aid victims of natural disasters and other emergencies, to ensure safe and efficient marine transport, and to enforce the nation’s maritime regulations. Working in cooperation with Coast Guard cutter crews operating throughout the world, they bolster America’s domestic defense and ensure maritime safety and security.
This coin salutes the bold and brave service of all U.S. Coast Guard Aviators, whose enduring courage and commitment inspires all Americans. Featured on the obverse is the wings and shield insignia worn by Coast Guard Aviators. 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This coin features an out of date design and will not be remade after product is sold out.