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Custom Airborne Challenge Coins

Airborne challenge coins are coins that are issued to commemorate the proud heritage and traditions of airborne military units. They are often used as a symbol of membership in an airborne unit and are carried by airmen as a symbol of their commitment to the unit.

These coins are typically round in shape and feature the unit’s crest or emblem on one side, with the other side displaying symbols or images that are significant to the unit’s history or mission. They may also feature the unit’s motto, or the date that the unit was established.

Challenge coins have a long tradition in the military and are often used in ceremonies or other events as a way of recognizing the contributions of airmen to their unit. They are also frequently traded or presented as gifts between airmen, and are sometimes used in “challenge” rituals where airmen will challenge one another to produce their coin. If an airman cannot produce their coin, they may be required to buy a round of drinks for their fellow airmen.

custom Airborne Challenge Coins
Airborne Challenge Coins

Why Custom Airborne Challenge Coins?

Custom Airborne challenge coins are often created to commemorate the accomplishments and bravery of members of airborne units, such as paratroopers and special forces. These coins are typically designed with specific details, symbols, and imagery that represent the unit or mission, and they are often given to members of the unit as a way of recognizing their service and commitment.

Custom Airborne challenge coins are often intricately designed with specific symbols, colors, and imagery that represent the unit or mission. These designs can include the unit’s insignia, motto, or emblem, as well as imagery that reflects the unit’s history, accomplishments, or mission objectives.

These coins can also be used as a fundraising tool for charitable causes that are important to the unit. For example, a unit might sell challenge coins custom to raise money for a wounded warrior charity, or to support the families of fallen soldiers.

Different Types of Challenge Coins

Our challenge coins serve as enduring mementos, recognizing the exceptional dedication and accomplishments of individuals and organizations alike. With meticulous attention to detail and a commitment to quality craftsmanship, we create unique challenge coins that are cherished symbols of pride and distinction.

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Soft Enamel Challenge Coins Cost

Pricing includes everything except taxes – even expedited shipping. No hidden fees.

Color on One Side 20% OFF    (Up to 7 Colors)    Original (3.5mm thickness)

25 50 100 150 200 250 300 500 1000 2000
1.5" $7.64 $4.21 $2.55 $2.46 $2.38 $2.29 $2.20 $2.16 $2.12 $2.08
1.75" $8.34 $4.68 $2.81 $2.73 $2.66 $2.59 $2.52 $2.47 $2.42 $2.38
2" $9.17 $5.14 $3.16 $3.08 $3.00 $2.92 $2.85 $2.79 $2.74 $2.70
2.25" $10.34 $5.79 $3.72 $3.63 $3.55 $3.47 $3.38 $3.36 $3.32 $3.28
2.5" $12.36 $6.61 $4.54 $4.45 $4.36 $4.27 $4.18 $3.78 $3.52 $3.48
2.75" $14.93 $7.19 $4.90 $4.84 $4.77 $4.70 $4.64 $4.34 $4.14 $4.10
3" $16.46 $7.98 $5.18 $5.16 $5.14 $5.12 $5.10 $4.89 $4.74 $4.70
3.25" $18.06 $10.21 $5.80 $5.75 $5.71 $5.66 $5.62 $5.39 $5.24 $4.59
3.5" $19.66 $11.23 $6.38 $6.33 6.28 $6.23 $6.18 $5.94 $5.76 $5.06
3.75" $21.50 $12.35 $7.02 $6.69 $6.90 $6.85 $6.79 $6.53 $6.34 $5.56
4" $23.51 $13.58 $7.72 $7.66 $7.60 $7.53 $7.47 $7.18 $6.97 $6.11

Soft Enamel Challenge Coins Cost

Pricing includes everything except taxes – even expedited shipping. No hidden fees.

Color on Both Side 20% OFF    (Up to 7 Colors per Side)    Original (3.5mm thickness)

25 50 100 150 200 250 300 500 1000 2000
1.5" $8.16 $4.46 $2.71 $2.63 $2.56 $2.50 $2.40 $2.34 $2.28 $2.24
1.75" $9.00 $5.06 $3.08 $3.00 $2.92 $2.85 $2.77 $2.74 $2.70 $2.66
2" $9.41 $5.64 $3.43 $3.38 $3.30 $3.24 $3.18 $3.14 $3.10 $3.06
2.25" $10.74 $6.14 $3.88 $3.81 $3.74 $3.68 $3.61 $3.56 $3.50 $3.46
2.5" $13.16 $6.89 $4.60 $4.53 $4.46 $4.40 $4.33 $4.23 $4.22 $4.18
2.75" $15.23 $7.61 $5.06 $4.99 $4.93 $4.86 $4.80 $4.62 $4.50 $4.46
3" $18.02 $8.45 $5.50 $5.45 $5.39 $5.33 $5.27 $4.98 $4.78 $4.74
3.25" $18.46 $11.22 $6.07 $6.01 $5.94 $5.87 $5.81 $5.50 $5.27 $4.98
3.5" $20.06 $12.34 $6.68 $6.61 6.54 $6.46 $6.39 $6.05 $5.80 $5.47
3.75" $21.90 $13.58 $7.34 $7.26 $7.18 $7.10 $7.02 $6.66 $6.38 $6.02
4" $23.92 $14.94 $8.08 $7.99 $7.90 $7.82 $7.73 $7.32 $7.02 $6.62

Soft Enamel Challenge Coins Cost

Pricing includes everything except taxes – even expedited shipping. No hidden fees.

No Color! 20% OFF    (Metal Only)    Original (3.5mm thickness)

25 50 100 150 200 250 300 500 1000 2000
1.5" $6.96 $3.90 $2.39 $2.30 $2.21 $2.12 $2.02 $1.98 $1.94 $1.90
1.75" $7.89 $4.30 $2.60 $2.51 $2.43 $2.34 $2.26 $2.20 $2.18 $2.14
2" $8.26 $4.66 $2.84 $2.75 $2.66 $2.56 $2.47 $2.40 $2.37 $2.33
2.25" $9.67 $5.51 $3.52 $3.38 $3.24 $3.11 $2.97 $2.81 $2.76 $2.72
2.5" $10.75 $5.83 $3.98 $3.78 $3.58 $3.38 $3.18 $3.15 $3.02 $2.98
2.75" $13.97 $6.65 $4.54 $4.43 $4.32 $4.21 $4.10 $3.92 $3.74 $3.70
3" $15.50 $7.37 $5.11 $5.09 $5.06 $5.04 $5.02 $4.70 $4.44 $4.40
3.25" $17.09 $9.73 $5.63 $5.61 $5.58 $5.55 $5.53 $5.18 $4.90 $4.36
3.5" $18.45 $10.70 $6.19 $6.16 6.14 $6.11 $6.08 $5.70 $5.39 $4.79
3.75" $19.93 $11.77 $6.82 $6.78 $6.75 $6.72 $6.69 $6.27 $5.93 $5.27
4" $21.52 $12.94 $7.50 $7.46 $7.42 $7.39 $7.35 $6.90 $6.53 $5.80

Soft Enamel Challenge Coins Cost

Pricing includes everything except taxes – even expedited shipping. No hidden fees.

Mold Setup Fees    Molds are FREE on all orders over 300 pieces    (on coins up to 2.5″)

1 Side 2 Sides Order 300+ Coins
1.5" $45.00 $95.00 FREE
1.75" $58.50 $115.00 FREE
2" $70.00 $135.00 FREE
2.25" $80.00 $160.00 FREE
2.5" $90.00 $180.00 FREE
2.75" $105.00 $200.00 -
3" $115.00 $225.00 -
3.25" 115 225 -
3.5" 125 250 -
3.75" 125 250 -
4" 150 300 -

Challenge Coin Plating Options

gold-plating

Gold-Plating

Nickel-Plating

Nickel Plating

Sliver-plating

Sliver Plating

Antique-Gold

Antique Gold

Antique-Nickel

Antique Nickel

Antique-Silver

Antique Silver

Antique-Copper

Antique Copper

Antique- bronze

Antique Bronze

copper-plating

Copper Plating

Additional Challenge Coin Options

Standard-Flat-Edge

Standard Flat Edge

Rope-Edge

Rope Edge

Oblique-Edge

Oblique Edge

Spur Edge

Spur Edge

Flat-Weave-Bevel-Edge

Flat Weave Bevel Edge

Cross-Cut-Edge

Cross Cut Edge

Options & Accessories

velvet-bag

Velvet Bag

PVC-Pouch

PVC Pouch

Velvet-Case-Coin

Velvet Case Coin

Acrylic Case

Acrylic Case

Coin-Capsule

Coin Capsule

Plastic-Stand-Coin

Plastic Stand Coin

Airborne Challenge Coins In Popularity!

Challenge coins are often highly prized by airmen and are collected and displayed with pride. They may be passed down from generation to generation within a family, preserving the unit’s heritage and the memories of those who served.

Some units even have their own unique traditions surrounding the use of their challenge coins. For example, some units may award a challenge coin to airmen who have performed above and beyond the call of duty, or who have made significant contributions to the unit. In other units, challenge coins may be awarded to airmen upon completion of a particularly challenging mission or training exercise.

It’s worth mentioning that the tradition of challenge coins is not limited to just airborne units, but is widely practiced across many branches of the military and even in civilian organizations.

In addition to their use in the military, challenge coins have also become popular in other fields such as law enforcement, emergency response, and even in the corporate world. These organizations often use challenge coins as a way to recognize the contributions of their members and to foster a sense of pride and camaraderie among employees.

The design of challenge coins can vary greatly, with some featuring intricate designs and multiple colors, while others are more simple and understated. The coins are often made from metal, such as brass, nickel, or silver, and may be plated with gold or another metal to add extra shine and durability.

Some organizations have even taken to incorporating unique features into their challenge coins, such as hidden compartments for storage, or special designs that glow in the dark. These unique features add to the collectibility and appeal of the coins, making them a popular choice for organizations looking to create a lasting symbol of their members’ achievements.

The popularity of challenge coins has also led to a thriving industry of coin manufacturers, artists, and designers who specialize in creating custom coins for organizations. These companies work closely with clients to create a design that reflects the unique history, traditions, and mission of the organization.

In some cases, custom challenge coins can be used to commemorate specific events or milestones, such as the completion of a training program, the celebration of an anniversary, or the retirement of a long-serving member. These coins serve as a lasting reminder of the significance of these events, and are often kept and displayed by recipients as a symbol of their achievement.

There are also companies that specialize in creating collectible challenge coins, which are designed to appeal to coin collectors and enthusiasts. These coins are often made from high-quality materials and feature intricate designs, making them highly sought after by collectors.

Finally, it’s worth mentioning that the use of challenge coins is not limited to organizations or military units. Many individuals also choose to create and carry their own personal challenge coin, as a way of symbolizing their beliefs, values, or personal achievements. These coins serve as a reminder of the individual’s own unique journey, and are often cherished as a symbol of their hard-won accomplishments.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Can we get our company's logo engraved on the product?

Of course, customers can order additional logo engraving services for our metal and PVC materials items.

Can I receive my products more quickly than the usual turnaround time?

We provide accelerated services; customers who wish to have their orders produced more quickly need just pay an expedited cost in order to do so.

How do I send you my original artwork?

Vector artwork in Illustrator or.eps file with all fonts converted to outlines or curves is the most desired format. Additionally, we accept files with the extensions.jpg,.pdf,.tiff,.png,.psd, or.bmp (please enlarge artwork four times larger than the pin size). To accurately recreate the colors you need, we strongly advise using PMS Matching System colors in your artwork. Artwork for our digital pins must be 300 dpi or greater.

I don't have any art. Can you help?

Absolutely, yes! With every order, we provide FREE art and design services!

When will I get my stuff when I place my order?

After receiving an order and receiving approval for the artwork, our delivery timeframes typically take between one and four weeks (please refer to the relevant item on this website for the indicated typical delivery times). Nevertheless, depending on the amount, production techniques, or originality of your design needs, some delivery times may change.

What Sets Hard Enamel Challenge Coins Apart from Soft Enamel Coins?

To create distinct design stylings, challenge coins use a variety of methods and coin kinds. Simply described, Hard Enamel are smooth, with the overfilled enamel polished smooth against the metal, whereas Soft Enamel are textured, with the enamel filled below the metal ridges. You can have a coin with soft enamel on one side and hard enamel on the other.

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