1.75" DOD Pentagon Challenge Coin
The Department of Defense, created in 1949, is America's largest employer, supporting 1.4 million active-duty soldiers, 1.2 million Guard and Reserve personnel, 2 million military retirees and their families, and 654, 000 civilian employees. Headquartered at the Pentagon, it operates from more than 6,000 locations worldwide.
This unique pentagon-shaped coin is dedicated to the military and civilian members of the Department of Defense, who enable that organization to meet its mission to protect and defend Americans at home and abroad.
Minted in a brass alloy, this coin contains rich enamel accents on both its obverse and reverse sides. The obverse features the official seal of the Department of Defense. Positioned at the five points of the pentagon on the coin's reverse are the official seals of the five branches of America's Armed Forces.
Material: Brass Alloy
Finish: Gold Tone w/Enamel details