Uniquely Designed Challenge Coins
These are the types of coins that are not monetary in value and are exclusively designed according to the specifications of every company and are usually given out as a reward to their employees or for any other reason deemed worthy of the coin. When a Challenge coin is purchased by a company, they would usually ask to have their logos and or their slogan imprinted on the coin to make it more personalized token from the company. These are coins that are not made as an ornamental but are custom made for any organization or company as a token of various reasons such as to boost the morale of an employee, inspire others, create unity or even served as a special kind of memorabilia. Reasons why people wear a Challenge Coins most of the time is being very thoughtful since it has been given from the company. These coins serve big purposes as they can mean as a reward or an accomplishment. The Military started the trend in wearing Challenge Coins because to them, it symbolizes unit identity, recognition of excellence or for commemoration purposes. The United States of America, Air Force Division first adopted these coins for their soldiers for various reasons. The Challenge Coins were given by the Department of Air Force to their soldiers as a token of recognition in their efforts to serve and protect their country. It was the great purpose of recognizing a soldier’s efforts in serving and protecting their country that these coins solely served. Soon enough, every department in the military started to create their own Challenge Coins by creating their own design of the coin and by adding their own preference of shape, size, color, background, texture, some pictures and sometimes even includes the company’s mission statement and even the company’s catch phrase. If we research more about the Challenge Coin’s purpose, we will find out that people, organizations and companies, use these coins for almost everything so as long as it will serve it purpose. Challenge Coins to some companies served various purposes such as being used for membership, toward of reward, used as part of a campaign material and sometimes, even only used as a mark of attendance. These coins can indicate bravery and courage amongst all others. Since Challenge Coins are also symbols, they are also given out to certain group of people an serve as their group symbol. Aside from being a symbol of courage and bravery, a Challenge Coin also enhances a person’s individual to get a specific job done. At times, these coins are given out as a reward for accomplishing something great such as accomplishing a group mission. Frequently, challenge coins are given as a reward to an individual or a group.
These coins are even used in Non-Government Offices, churches some Educational Institutions. In general, Challenge Coins are being produced for various and important reasons.