The harbors of the First District are some of the most strategic ports for the military resupply and national security.
During times of national emergency, Coast Guard First District is charged with defending these areas from attack and sabotage. The First District Commander is also Commander of Maritime Defense Zone Command One and is in charge of all military forces assigned to coastal protection in the region. Command One includes the coast line of the First District waters and 200 miles out to sea.
This coin honors and salutes those who serve the First Coast Guard District and is minted in a brass alloy and imbued with durable enamel in the bold colors of the emblem of the First District.
Each coin measures 1 3/4 inch (44mm) in diameter.
Officially Licensed Product of the U.S. Coast Guard