Personnel selected to serve as members of the Coast Guard’s Command Afloat are renowned for their leadership potential, technical skill, and proven innovation.
Exhibiting the ability to inspire and lead others, master complex tasks quickly, and efficiently manage resources to support all mission areas, these individuals are entrusted with the highest degree of confidence by their superiors. Combining expertise in their area of specialization with a broad-based knowledge of all shipboard tasks and maritime tactics, they form the foundation of the Coast Guard’s leadership corps and are vital to the successful completion of its law enforcement, humanitarian, and military operations.
This coin recognizes the outstanding dedication to duty and exceptional performance of all those who serve as members of the Coast Guard’s Command Afloat. Against a blue enameled backdrop, the obverse of this coin features a detailed rendering of the distinctive qualification insignia worn by these individuals. 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 copper nickel and given antique silver finish, this coin is imbued with crisp enamel on both sides.
Each coin measure 1 3/4 inch (44mm) Round in diameter.
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This coin features an out of date design and will not be remade after product is sold out.