Shape Challenge Coin

Most people generally picture a medallion or spherical challenge coin when they think about challenge coins. 

You’re correct, the majority of challenge coins are definitely rounded. 

But the appeal of personalised coins is that you may choose the shape whatever you like.

Any type of logo, including those for brands and corporations, can be cut into the shape of a challenge coin. 

Super Challenge Coins can aid you in realising your dreams if you so desire.

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Some of the most enduring and significant coins we help clients manufacture feature cropped and shaped coin designs.

Team logos, police badges, and corporation logos are a few examples of common forms, but there are also several designs that draw inspiration from the locations where teams work or the tools they employ.

While some shaped challenge coins have simpler shapes than others, each one has a unique significance.

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why choose us

We have made it our standard to create high quality. Our dedicated team of professional designers and coin experts is ready to help you. 

When corporate with us, you can count on receiving highly responsive customer service and exceptional attention to detail to ensure your challenge coins look precisely how you want them to. 

We specialize in creating custom challenge coins that attract rave reviews and create strong demand, all for what is considered a very comfortable price. 

Also, we have no minimum order. You can order as few or as many challenge coins as you need. So don’t wait, and start creating your custom challenge coins now.

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How to make challenge coins?

Step1 send us your challenge coins design
Step 1: Send challenge coin design

It could be a sketch on a napkin, an idea typed out in an email, logos, or insignias. You can always look at our challenge coins gallery for some ideas. We’ll take your idea and make something unique out of it.

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Step 2: Approve Your Artwork

Challenge coin designer will take your idea and needs and use their skills to make a beautiful coin design just for you. They’ll make sure that your coin looks its best when it’s made, taking into account the size and type of coin you want.

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Step 3 : Confirm The Order

After all details are confirmed,we’ll make your order, and ship it to you within 14 to 17 day.

challenge coin sizes

We offer a variety of sizes of challenge coins, which include the following. If you need any other sizes, please let us know and we can customize them to your specifications. Generally, the thickness of these coins is 3.5mm, but if you require a different thickness, please let us know when you get in touch.

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1.5 Inches Coin
1.75 Inches coin
1.75 Inches Coin
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2.0 Inches Coin
2.25 Inches coin
2.25 Inches Coin
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3.0 Inches Coin
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3.50 Inches Coin

Custom Pantone Colors

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Since different monitors and screens show colors in different ways, we use Pantone colors to show colors. These are industry standards that don’t change depending on the screen.

The classic style of custom challenge coins gives them a formal look that works for any event or occasion. Add color to your design, especially for corporate coins, if you want it to stand out even more. We don’t charge extra for up to five different colors.

Not sure what color you want exactly? Just name a professional or college sports team or a Fortune 500 company that uses a color you like, and we can look up the Pantone color for you.

Custom Challenge Coin Plating Options

Custom coin plating is a process of applying a layer of metal coating onto a coin or medal to enhance its appearance, durability, and value. This technique involves electroplating a thin layer of gold, silver, copper, or other precious metals onto the surface of the coin to create a unique design and color. 

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Black Metal
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Antique Silver
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Antique Copper
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Dual Plated
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Matte Gold
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Matte Copper
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Custom Challenge Coin Process

Custom coin coloring is a process of adding color to a coin or medal to create a unique and personalized design. This technique involves using special paints, enamels, or inks to add color to specific areas of the coin, such as the text, image, or border. The coloring process involves several steps, including applying a base coat, adding the desired colors, and finishing with a protective layer. The result is a vibrant and eye-catching coin that is both attractive and valuable.

 

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Hard Enamel Coin
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Custom Challenge Coin Edge Options

Custom coin edge refers to the raised or recessed outer edge of a coin that surrounds the main design. This area is often used to add text, numbers, or other decorative elements that enhance the overall appearance of the coin. Custom coin edges can be plain, reeded, or decorated with various patterns or designs. They can also include a smooth or serrated texture, or be shaped in a unique way to match the theme or purpose of the coin.

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Packaging Options

Presentation options refer to the various ways in which custom coins, medals, and other commemorative items can be displayed or packaged. These options can include custom packaging such as velvet boxes, wooden or acrylic displays, or custom inserts to hold the item in place. Presentation options can also include accessories such as lanyards, keychains, or lapel pins that complement the design of the coin or medal.

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Acrylic Case coin

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Frequently Asked Questions

A1: Challenge coins are small metal coins or medallions that often have a design or emblem on one or both sides. They are typically given to members of a particular organization or group to commemorate an event or achievement and may also serve as a symbol of membership or camaraderie.

A2: The origins of custom challenge coins are somewhat disputed, but they are believed to have originated in the military. The tradition of carrying a challenge coin as a symbol of affiliation and camaraderie dates back at least to World War I.

A3: Custom challenge coins are often used to recognize and reward members of an organization or group for their service or achievements. They may also serve as a way to build camaraderie and team spirit.

A4: Custom challenge coins are typically given to members of a particular organization or group, such as military units, law enforcement agencies, or fire departments. They may also be given to members of a corporate team or other professional group.

A5: In the military, custom challenge coins may be given to recognize a soldier’s service, as a token of appreciation, or as a way to build morale and camaraderie within a unit. They may also be used in informal challenges or games, where the person who does not have their coin on them must buy a round of drinks.

A6: Yes, anyone can design and manufacture a challenge coin. However, custom challenge coins are most commonly created for specific organizations or groups and are often customized with the organization’s emblem or logo.

A7: Custom challenge coins can be made from a variety of materials, including brass, copper, nickel, zinc, and even precious metals like gold or silver. They may also be coated with a protective finish to prevent tarnishing or damage.

A8:

Although creating challenge coins is a lot of fun, there are many considerations to make beforehand. Fortunately, we’ve made bespoke coins for many years, and we’re pleased to assist you at every stage.

You can find all the information you want regarding custom challenge coin design in our how-to guide.

Blog: How To Design A Challenge Coin?

A9: While challenge coins are often given as a gift or token of appreciation, they may also be sold or traded among collectors. Some rare or highly sought-after custom challenge coins can be quite valuable to collectors. However, it is important to note that the resale of challenge coins may be restricted by the organization or group that issued them.

A10: No, while custom challenge coins are most commonly associated with the military, they are also used in other organizations and groups, such as law enforcement agencies, fire departments, corporate teams, and even social clubs.

Frequently Asked Questions

A1:

A challenge coin is usually a metal coin or medallion with the symbol, emblem, or logo of an organization on it. Members of the organization carry the coin. Challenge coins were used by the military in the past, and service members would show them off to show that they were part of an exclusive group and to boost the morale of their military units.

In the past, commanders of military units gave challenge coins to members who had done something special for the unit. People have also been known to trade and exchange them during trips to international organizations, bases, and service tours. Service members, both active and retired, as well as police officers have been collecting these coins for a long time.

Modern challenge coins come in different sizes and often have references to pop culture, like superheroes or parodies of well-known people. Today, many companies use them to boost team morale, connect people with similar interests, and even promote their brand. Today’s challenge coin designs push the limits of what a challenge coin can be and what it can be used for. One thing is for sure: personalized coins make the bond between the people who give and receive them even stronger.

 

A2:

Challenge coins are often used as a tangible token or symbol to signify affiliation with a group, unit, or team.

Anyone who receives a challenge coin also receives a lifelong personal recognition. Challenge coins are a good way to remember the time and experience it took to overcome significant challenges or the tremendous effort and sacrifice required to attain a goal since they are unique and long-lasting. These memento coins serve as a permanent memory of the accomplishments.

Challenge coins may also serve as a memento to mark an important occasion or anniversary. Here you may see a selection of our commemorative coins.

Challenge coins have also been used by some of our bravest first responder agencies in the past. Challenge coins have been used to recognize courage, acts of heroism, and department camaraderie for firefighters, EMTs, and police enforcement personnel.

Today, a lot of veteran-owned or veteran-founded firms are starting to employ the challenge coin tradition to help symbolize their corporate successes. The traditionalists have voiced some criticism of this contemporary method of giving challenge coins. Since Signature Coins has been manufacturing challenge coins for more than 20 years, we have seen an increase in the number of businesses giving out personalized challenge coins to clients, employees, and volunteers. They use them to boost company morale, connect individuals with shared interests, and even advertise their brands or charitable organizations.

 

A3: Generally speaking, you gift a challenge coin to someone to recognize their excellent behavior or dedication.

The military still uses challenge coins extensively today, much like a “Thank you Plus” or “Great Job Plus.” In the military, not every deed merits a commendable medal or certificate. When someone deserves more than a simple thank you, a challenge coin fills the void.

as a pretty basic military illustration. You’re on a three-day field operation. During a particularly grueling couple of hours of it, one of your men or girls bursts their butt. a great attitude, made an effort, and was excellent all around. Even while it wouldn’t “quite” be “award worthy,” it deserved “recognition” if you attempted to write it up.

Now, even if you are not a veteran or active service member, you can still honor and acknowledge someone with a personalized challenge coin.

Challenge coins may be given to staff as a reward for finishing a specific project or for making significant company-wide achievements. The coin’s design may reflect an accomplishment, an individual employee, or the objectives of the business. According to studies, when workers are commended for a job well done, they are more likely to be loyal to their employers, feel more happy with their job performance, and strive for greater objectives.

 

A4: Giving someone a challenge coin at the appropriate time and location might be difficult.

There are many methods to approach this accolade in military tradition. One of them was “The Secret Handshake,” in which the president, department heads, or commanding commanders would shake a soldier’s hand and “slip” them the penny. Transferring the currency shouldn’t be too dramatic or evident; rather, it should be done with a modest wink and nod. This accolade should be less formal and more personal to the persons receiving it. Another military custom is to distribute them in front of a formation or at a meeting, but it’s a little more noticeable; often, it’s done one-on-one.

As challenge coins are used by more people and companies, giving them has become more formal and inclusive. Most organizations will do so during a team meeting when presenting a challenge coin to an employee or team member. Some companies have even included their yearly and quarterly ceremonies into their employee award recognition programs. A wonderful approach to demonstrate to the rest of the team that you too can be “recognized” if the effort is there is to present awards to your staff in front of other team members.

Many high end service providers, including attorneys, accountants, and commercial developers, are now dispensing their custom coins as a method of advertising themselves or their company products. Today’s marketers have discovered that customized challenge coins also make excellent business cards.

 

A5:

Although creating challenge coins is a lot of fun, there are many considerations to make beforehand. Fortunately, we’ve made bespoke coins for many years, and we’re pleased to assist you at every stage.

You can find all the information you want regarding challenge coin design in our how-to guide.

Blog: How To Design A Challenge Coin?

 

Create Your Own Challenge Coin Shape

Thousands of military coins, corporate challenges, and every other kind of custom coin imaginable have been produced by the challenge coin maker Super Challenge Coins. Many people decide to create their own tokens by adding distinctive or provocative designs to them. Because we can offer them these services, Super Challenge Coins is glad they found us!

The Super Challenge Coins team contributed to the creation of the distinctively shaped military challenge coins.

The unit insignia of each service branch’s soldiers represents the traits that set them apart from their counterparts in that army’s hierarchy, such as courage or integrity. At all times, devotion to one’s comrades in arms should come before self-interest (and during wartime).

Challenge coins are a fantastic way to honour staff members and clients.

They represent achieving goals and offer assurance in the form of symbols that may be customised, and the symbol’s appearance only makes meaning to the person who receives it!

The ability to completely customise the pictures on both sides of your personalised challenge coin designs makes them enjoyable and unlike anything else available right now.

Some of our clients want to use 3D artwork to highlight difficult coin shapes. Cut To Shape coins are ideal for these kinds of projects since they provide the highest level of depth and detail in unique designs!

Custom challenge coins can be made in both 2D and 3D.

This indicates that the design includes fine elements like raised lettering or numbers for individuals who wish to spice up their collections, as well as full-colour plating with sophisticated schemes.

If you want to stand out in style and give features some personality, you can alter colours by combining various styles on one token.

Custom Challenge Coin Bottle Opener made of coins are a popular choice among some clients; these are typically challenge or bottle opener designs.

They do this because it’s a simple way to add creativity to their designs while still making them somewhat practical.

We’ve seen individuals employ these shapes in all kinds of creative ways, which places our newest clients in settings that aim to be straightforward yet fashionable and open to everyone.

The multi-tool challenge coin needs to be made to order and has more functionality than a bottle opener. We created socket wrench coins in the style of a screwdriver so you can easily handle any project by combining all the functional alternatives we provide!

Depending on the order’s size, the coin’s size, and any customizations made to the coin’s design.

However, the ultimate product must be waited for and used. Some shaped coins cost more to create since they require more than one coin mould.

Creativity is what we’re all about, right? With our personalised coins, you can be as well. We advise our clients to use templates as a starting point, but if those don’t meet your demands, we’ll gladly accept sketches on napkins and lists of ideas in bullet form!

What does it mean to be gifted a challenge coin?

Being gifted a challenge coin is often seen as a sign of recognition and appreciation for one’s service or accomplishments within a particular organization or community. The giving of a challenge coin is often associated with the military, but it is also common in other groups such as law enforcement, firefighting, and other public service organizations.

The specific meaning of being gifted a challenge coin can vary depending on the organization or group involved. In some cases, it may simply be a token of appreciation or a way to commemorate a particular event or achievement. In other cases, it may be a way of showing respect or solidarity among members of a particular organization.

Are you supposed to buy challenge coins?

In some cases, challenge coins may be available for purchase as merchandise or souvenirs, but it is important to note that these coins may not hold the same significance or meaning as coins earned or given within a specific organization.

whether or not you should buy a challenge coin depends on your personal reasons for wanting one and the cultural norms of the organization or group for which the coin represents.

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