This coin honors and celebrates Emergency Paramedics, heroes who inspire us all through their dedication to saving lives in the most dangerous circumstances.
Paramedics are known for their skill under pressure and their passion for saving lives. Prepared by extensive training and driven by a deep desire to help those most in need, these talented and dedicated individuals always rise to the occasion to get the job done. Their professionalism and desire to achieve excellence in the face of daunting challenges inspires not only the people they help, but all those who witness their work. In communities across America, these individuals complete their assigned mission with great skill and compassion.
Minted in solid bronze, with an antique patina, this coin pays tribute to the courageous paramedics who put their lives on the line to safeguard us all. The obverse depicts the Star of Life, the symbol denoting and honoring all emergency services personnel, with the words “EMERGENCY MEDICAL PARAMEDIC” surrounding it, accented by bold enamel. The engravable reverse features traditional fire fighters riding to their next call and an area for engraving with room enough for a compliment, a boast, a credo, a date – any language appropriate for those who serve by saving.
Each coin measures 1 3/4 inch (44mm) in diameter.
This is an NWTMINT surplus item.