USS Ramage (DDG-61) is an Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer of the United States Navy. The ship is named for Vice Admiral Lawson P. Ramage, a notable submarine commander and Medal of Honor recipient in World War II. USS RAMAGE is equipped to operate in a high-density, multi-threat environment as an integral member of a carrier battle group or surface action group. In addition to her own self-defense capabilities in air warfare (AW), undersea warfare (USW), and surface warfare (SUW), RAMAGE can effectively provide local area protection to the battle group, surface action group, and other ships.
Following the terrorist attacks in New York City and Washington, DC., on September 11, 2001, the commanding officer and the crew of USS RAMAGE requested the flag of the NYPD to be flown as battle ensign on their ship to commemorate the heroic work of the policemen in New York City.
This coin honors the USS Ramage and salutes all of her present and past crew. Struck in a proprietary brass alloy, this coin is minted with a special technique using splash dies. Starting with a thicker blank, the result is a heavier coin with exceptional relief and detail. The coin is given an antique bronze finish, then packaged in a polybag with a detailed header card.
Minted in a brass alloy and brushed with an antique bronze finish, this coin was struck using special “splash” dies for exceptionally deep relief and beautiful detail.
Each coin measures 1 3/4 inch (44mm) in diameter.
This is a surplus NWTMint item. Packaging may vary.