The officers who have earned the Cutterman designation are vital to the operation of the Coast Guard fleet throughout the world.
By providing decisive and bold leadership, they prove critical to mission completion, setting priorities and communicating tactical and strategic information with admirable efficiency and skill. Executing their role as commanders aboard a full range of vessels, Cuttermen are essential to the success of the Coast Guard’s law enforcement, homeland security, and maritime safety operations. Respected by those in their command and trusted by their superiors, Cuttermen play a major role in advancing the effectiveness of the U.S. Coast Guard.
This coin pays tribute to the officers who serve as Cuttermen in the U.S. Coast Guard for their outstanding service and proven dedication to duty. Featured on the obverse is a detailed rendering of the insignia worn by Cuttermen officers. 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.
Struck in a brass alloy and gently brushed with an antique bronze finish, this coin is accented with crisp enamel highlights. Each coin comes packaged with a descriptive header card that underscores the unique contributions of Cuttermen officers.
Each coin measures a 2 1/8 inch x 1 1/2 inch (53mm x 37mm) oval.
This is a surplus NWTM item.
Officially Licensed Product of the U.S. Coast Guard