USS James E. Williams (DDG 95) – Large Coin

$14.99

The ship was named for Boatswain’s mate Petty officer first class James Eliott Williams (1930–1999), a River Patrol Boat commander and Medal of Honor recipient from the Vietnam War.

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USS James E. Williams (DDG-95) is a Flight IIA Arleigh Burke-class destroyer in the United States Navy. The ship was named for Boatswain’s mate Petty officer first class James Eliott Williams (1930–1999), a River Patrol Boat commander and Medal of Honor recipient from the Vietnam War who is considered to be the most decorated enlisted man in Navy history. As of April 2023 the ship is part of Destroyer Squadron 26 based out of Naval Station Norfolk.

This large medallion coin features the a detailed rendition of the ship’s crest in shiny brass and full color enamel, proudly showing the motto: “Lead From the Front.”

The reverse shows the Mekong Warriors dragon emblem in vivid detail, paying homage to the ship’s namesake, Medal of Honor recipient James Eliott Williams. An intricate 3D rope-chain edge encircles the edge.

Each coin measures 3.5 x 2.75 inches in size.

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