The first commissioned submarine named for the State of Hawai‘i, USS Hawaii (SSN 776) is among the U.S. Navy’s newest and finest warships. USS Hawaii has a cutting-edge deck design, plus the most advanced armament and sonar capabilities, making her one of the world’s most technically sophisticated submarines. At the same time, USS Hawaii, like other ships of her class, has been designed for unparalleled cost-efficiency and longevity.
When USS Hawaii was commissioned on May 5, 2007, and is now a cornerstone of U.S. coastal and national defense for the 21st century, helping to ensure peace in the world’s waters.
This coin salutes the USS Hawaii SSN 776 and all who serve onboard.
Minted in a brass alloy with a shiny finish, this coin is accented throughout with colorful enamel highlights.
Each coin measures 1 7/8 inch x 2 1/4 inch (48mm x 56mm) Irregular.