The Armed Forces History Museum in Largo, FL has a display of military challenge coins in the Salute to Our Services gallery of the museum. This unique collection includes a challenge coin from a 4-Star Admiral in charge of the US Navy fleet, central command and other notable military figures and heroes.
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While the question cannot be accurately answered, many wonder, “Did the military challenge coin originate during WWI or WWII?” Be it fact or urban legend, one source for the military challenge coin does in fact date this tradition back to World War I. The story involves a young wealthy college student who, like [...]
The time honored tradition of military challenge coins has seeped into civilian life and onto the golf course. Most often, the challenge coins found on the golf course include a removable ball marker. This allows the golfer to properly mark the position of his golf ball in a very unique way. The challenge [...]