San Francisco Sheriff’s Department Challenge Coin

San Francisco Sheriff’s Department Challenge Coin
$14.00
SKU: Coin-SFSD

San Francisco Sheriff’s Department Challenge Coin

These excellent minted coins have great detail, enameled colors, epoxy finish, and are made from fine bronze metal. The Star is silver coated, this was an added feature to bring out the dynamics of this coin. Shown in detail are the Bay Bridge (also silver) and the city of San Francisco. This (Design/Copyrighted) coin is a little larger than a .50 cent piece. This picture does not do the coin justice. You need to hold it to see its beauty.


What is a challenge coin?


Challenge coins were originally used by Special Forces to recognize soldiers for outstanding acts, team training, unit identification, to boost esprit de corps, and to build camaraderie. Today, all military and many law enforcement units have challenge coins. Traditionally, "coining" was executed to see if fellow soldiers were carrying their unit's coin. In the Viet Nam era this tradition was modified slightly so that the loser of the challenge (Not carrying a coin) was obligated to buy a round of drinks. Today Challenge Coins are handsomely presented in display cases for everyone’s enjoyment. Many people trade these coins at training and collect other department coins.

Price: $14.00