Those who earn the Port Securityman rating badge as members of the U.S. Coast Guard are renowned for their vigilance, courage, and technical expertise.
Excelling in the areas of shoreside protection and logistics management, these talented individuals are vital to America’s domestic defense. Port Securitymen are experts in maritime law enforcement and are trained extensively in anti-terrorism tactics, serving as leaders of America’s Homeland Security efforts. In times of war or national emergency, these men and women stand ready for rapid deployment overseas, contributing to the outstanding work of theater-based Port Security Units.
This coin salutes the skill and courage of all Port Securitymen, whose dedicated service to the Coast Guard strengthens America’s national defense. Featured on the obverse is a detailed rendering of the insignia worn by these individuals. In honor of the Coast Guard’s heritage as America’s oldest continuous maritime force, the reverse depicts a team of intrepid Coast Guard sailors braving rough surf as they approach a lighthouse and features a space for engraving.
Struck in a nickel alloy, this coin is accented with crisp enamel highlights.
Each coin measures 1 3/4 inch (44mm) in diameter.
This is a surplus NWTM item. Packaging may vary.