Headquartered in Portsmouth, Virginia, U.S. Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads provides vital logistics and operational support along America’s southeastern seaboard.
This distinguished unit maintains an area of responsibility that stretches from the lower Chesapeake Bay to the adjacent waters of the Atlantic Ocean. The sailors who serve Sector Hampton Roads skillfully execute operations across all Coast Guard mission areas, including maritime law enforcement, aids to navigation maintenance, maritime mobility, and search and rescue. As a subordinate command of the Coast Guard’s Fifth District, Sector Hampton Roads plays an important role in securing America’s mid-Atlantic region and strengthening the nation’s domestic defense network.
This coin salutes the proud men and women who serve U.S. Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads. The obverse features the official Hampton Roads emblem. The reverse bears the Coast Guard seal.
Struck in a brass alloy, this coin is imbued with rich enamel highlights on both sides. Each coin comes packaged with a detailed header card that describes the mission and history of Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads.
Each coin measures 1 3/4 inch (44mm) in diameter.
This is a surplus NWTM item.