Demonstrating boundless courage and superior skill, Coast Guard veterans have played a critical role in securing freedom around the world. Vital to the success of America’s military operations, these tough and dedicated warriors have completed dangerous coastal defense and port security missions in every kind of environment, always going above and beyond the call of duty to get the job done.
Exhibiting the highest level of skill and professionalism, these individuals reflect the Coast Guard’s commitment to excellence at all times. As distinguished members of this elite force, they have earned the respect and admiration of their fellow citizens and all those in the maritime community.
This coin pays tribute to the courage of all Coast Guard veterans, whose dedicated service has strengthened America’s security. The obverse features the Coast Guard emblem with “Veteran” in bold letters above. The reverse features a rendering of the American flag with USCG superimposed. The Coast Guard core values – honor, respect, and devotion to duty – are displayed along the rim.
Each coin measures 1 3/4 inch (44mm) in diameter.