Highly trained and skilled technicians, the Coast Guard’s Scuba Divers perform vital underwater repair, maintenance, and construction projects.
Demonstrating proficiency in self-supplied air diving techniques, they perform safety and performance inspections for a variety of water craft propulsion systems. They engage in underwater maintenance and repair missions designed to maximize the operational effectiveness of Coast Guard vessels. Scuba Divers also participate in underwater salvage and marine research operations critical to the advancement of Coast Guard technology.
Highly respected for their skill and courage, Scuba Divers are an essential component of the Coast Guard operational team.
This coin is dedicated to all Coast Guard Scuba Divers for their proven commitment and outstanding skill in the pursuit of mission achievement. Featured on the obverse is a detailed rendering of the 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 over 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This coin features an out of date design and will not be remade after product is sold out.