The rank of Captain in the US Coast Guard is a rank of command. Carry this coin, or present it as a commemoration of the devotion to duty that this rank commands.
A US Coast Guard Captain proudly wears the triumphant eagle collar insignia, and on formal uniforms displays the four-bar sleeve and shoulder braid insignia. The Captain’s command is broad-reaching, yet actively engaged in vital Coast Guard responsibilities. Coastal security and defense readiness, maritime safety, marine resources protection—all are within his area of command.
The US Coast Guard Captain challenge coin is ideal for anyone now serving—or who has served—as Captain. This handsome coin is crafted of nickel alloys with enamel finish. The front of the coin shows a bold, high-relief eagle representing the freedom and strength of the United States, with the inscriptions Serving Proudly and U.S. Coast Guard. The reverse is an impressive rendering of the US Coast Guard Officers Crest, circumference inscriptions being Captain and Semper Paratus.
Struck in a nickel alloy, this coin is accented with crisp enamel highlights.
Each coin measures 1 3/4 inch (44mm) in diameter.