History of Challenge Coins

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During World War I, American volunteers from all parts of the country filled the newly formed flying squadrons. Some were wealthy scions attending colleges such as Yale and Harvard who quit in midterm to join the war. In one squadron, a wealthy lieutenant ordered medallions struck in solid bronze and presented them to his unit.…

Tips For Creating Unique Challenge Coins

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Whether you’re looking for the right way to say “thank you,” want to support a friend that’s going through a tough time, or if you just want to create a sense of camaraderie in any organization, customized challenge coins are a great way to make it happen. You want your coin’s design to be as unique and…

Coin Plating Options

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You have a lot of choices to make when it comes to creating your own custom challenge coins. Here are Quality Challenge Coins different plating options. If you are not sure which one goes best with your design, consult our trained artists by emailing or calling us. Gold Plating A lot of the gold you…

Custom Shapes For Custom Coins

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As a premier challenge coin manufacturer, we are surprised to find so many of our clients are unaware of their design options. The shape of custom coins is one aspect of its design that is often overlooked but can make the most difference in terms of the item’s appearance.  The point we are trying to make…

What Are Challenge Coins?

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A challenge coin is a coin that carries the unique insignia or motto of a group or unit. Usually seen in the military, these coins give those who carry them a sense of pride. The size of challenge coins was originally about one inch in diameter. Now, they’re about 1.75″ in diameter. Most of them…