Marines draw strength from knowing his brother-in-arms has the rear guard. This coin honors the few and the proud who battles through stressful situations to protect his brothers from danger. The Trunk Monkey covers your blind spot, protecting the weakest defensible position in the convoy. Typically an experienced older Marine, he must have the calm to keep his cool in stressful situations and the discernment to not mistake a family van for a terrorist attack. Give this coin as the perfect gift or reminder for the warriors of our United States Marine Corps.
From the South Pacific to Kandahar, the brotherhood of Marines has lived up to their reputation as the “First to Fight,” leading the charge in the most intense battles in the history of our great country. The U.S. Marine Corps has instilled fear in America’s enemies for more than 200 years, producing bonds that only those who have marched into battle, side by side, can fully comprehend. No one knows you better than your brother in arms. It’s a bond that gives strength in the trying times and difficulties ahead.
Minted from solid bronze, using special deep-relief coining dies, and hand-finished with an antique patina for exceptional quality and detail, this coin is dedicated to the tough fighting spirit and proud brotherhood of the United States Marine Corps. The obverse depicts a Marine, rough and ready for a fight, protecting the rear guard of his convoy. The reverse displays the classic Marine Corps symbol featuring the eagle, globe, and anchor.
Each coin measures 1.75 inches (44mm) in diameter.
This is a surplus NWTM item. Packaging may vary.