Founded in 1947, the U.S. Air Force has played a pivotal role in enhancing America’s national security, bolstering the nation’s critical air defense network and leading the aerial assault against America’s enemies throughout the world.
As the undisputed global leader in the development and application of advanced aerospace technology, the U.S. Air Force remains actively committed to training, preparing, and equipping the most highly skilled personnel in the world.
This coin salutes the outstanding efforts of America’s Air Force personnel, who risk their lives each day to keep us safe.
Bordered by a classic wreath design, the obverse of this coin contains a space for engraving located directly below the words “In Appreciation of Excellence” The reverse contains the official emblem of the U.S. Air Force.
This proof-like coin is minted in MerlinGold,® a proprietary brass alloy that simulates the look and feel of gold. Each coin comes sealed in a protective Lucite capsule and packaged with a detailed header card* that describes the history and mission of the U.S. Air Force.
Each coin measures 1 1/2 inch (39mm) in diameter.
™ Department of the Air Force. Officially Licensed Product of the Department of the Air Force (www.airforce.com).
*This is a surplus NWTM item – packaging may vary. Engraving services are not currently available.