Mastering the technical and tactical duties of shipboard command, those designated as Officer-in-Charge Afloat in the U.S. Coast Guard are recognized as skilled and accomplished leaders.
Demonstrating outstanding performance across the full range of Coast Guard operations, they possess a proven expertise in every aspect of seamanship. Officers-in-Charge Afloat typically serve on large cutters, providing general supervision for all personnel on board. Respected and admired as leaders by all those in their command, they are a vital asset to the U.S. Coast Guard.
This coin salutes the role of Officers-in-Charge Afloat in strengthening the Coast Guard’s ability to complete its mission. Featured on the obverse is a detailed rendering of the insignia worn by Coast Guard Officers-in-Charge Afloat. 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 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This coin features an out of date design and will not be remade after product is sold out.