Charged with defending and protecting the Atlantic coastline of the United States, the Coast Guard Maritime Defense Zone Atlantic is vital to America’s national security.
Working in collaboration with the military assets of the U.S. Navy and other joint command components, the highly trained men and women who serve these units conduct reconnaissance, counter-intelligence, and joint-force operations to advance the strategic interests of the United States. Formed at the height of the Cold War to prevent Soviet interference in American territorial waters, Maritime Defense Zone Atlantic still plays a vital role in protecting the nation’s sovereignty and freedom of action around the world.
This coin is dedicated to all those who serve Coast Guard Maritime Defense Zone Atlantic for their skill and devotion to duty. The obverse features the Maritime Defense Zone emblem. The reverse bears the Coast Guard seal.
Struck in a brass alloy and gently brushed with an antique finish, this coin is imbued with enamel accents on both sides.
Each coin measures 1 3/4 inch (44mm) in diameter.
This is a surplus NWTM item. Packaging may vary.
This coin features an out of date design and will not be remade after product is sold out.