If there is one thing that we want you to be aware of when it comes to challenge coins, that would be the fact that they have not been around for a long time, though they have been in existence for a couple of years, but if we are going to base it on popular legend about these coins, we can say that its existence can be dated back to the time air combats were introduced and it happened during the first world war. According to experts, they claim that they have examples of challenge coins that can be dated back from the nineteen fifties, though that might be the case for them, it has been said that the first ever challenge coins really made their first appearance or ascent in the military culture way back the nineteen eighties with the Special Force troops. For sure, you are already aware of the war that is going on among the countries all over the world and due to this wars, challenge coins have been spilled over from the military to agencies in the government that are non-military, agencies in the government that are related to military, general interests organizations as well as the corporate world.
Another thing that we want you to be fully aware of when it comes to challenge coins is the fact that they are specially made coins, which means that you can have the name of your organization be inscribed on it, or the name of the event, a mission or other meaningful insignia that you want to place on it. In addition to that, we want you to know as well that these challenge coins are far different from the coins you have seen in you life as these are coins given specially to people who have accomplishments deserving of honoring or who have merits under their name and they are generally and deeply cherished by those who will receive them. And also, there goes the fact as well that those who will be receiving these coins or who already have these coins in their possession, they will become the symbol of solidarity as well as a reminder of the people and the event or organization which can be associated with the coin itself.
Soldiers that are returning home from the battlefield, notwithstanding whether the reasons is because they got injured, they got killed in the battle or their deployment have already ended or expired, they will have their own challenge coins and we want you to know that these coins are as important as dog tags for pets and wedding rings for couples. There are still so many things that you have to know when it comes to challenge coins and that is already for you to find out about them.