United States Marine Corps Challenge Coin
These fearless men and women answer duty's call day after day, armed with resolute confidence in their mission and the firm belief that America's cause in the world is right. Wielding the sword of honor and wearing the breastplate of righteousness, Marines tackle every challenge with steadfast conviction and the desire to achieve absolute victory over tyranny.
This coin pays tribute to the brave men and women of the U.S. Marine Corps, who risk their lives every day to keep liberty's lamp burning brightly throughout the world. Minted with a special process and dies called splash minting, this coin carries detail and relief that is quite exceptional.
The obverse depicts traditional pieces of armor, including the breastplate, shield, sword, and helmet. The reverse bears the United States Marine Corps seal.