Founded in 1860, the modern U.S. Army Signal Corps develops, tests, and maintains the world’s most technologically advanced battlefield communication equipment.
Headquartered at Fort Gordon in Georgia, the Signal Corps is charged with the command and control of the Army’s global communications network, executing a full range of information processing and management tasks to support the Army’s global defense mission. Composed of highly skilled specialists, Signal Corps forces install, operate, and maintain voice and data devices designed to enhance the Army’s secure information exchange capabilities, ensuring the continued strategic and tactical superiority of America’s military throughout the world.
This coin salutes the Signal Corps’ mission to exploit the world’s most advanced communications technology to strengthen America’s military power. The obverse replicates the design and detail of the Signal Corps Branch Plaque, which contains a pair of crossed flags flanking a brightly burning torch.
Minted in a brass alloy and finished in antique bronze, this coin contains rich enamel highlights on both sides.
Each coin comes packaged with a detailed header card that describes the mission and history of the U.S. Army.
Each coin measures 1 3/4 inch (44mm) in diameter.