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Vietnam Veteran Challenge Coin Question

Started by stratasfan , Sep 29 2017 03:05 AM

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#1 stratasfan

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Posted 29 September 2017 - 03:05 AM

Sis and I just thought that it might be a fun thing to get a Vietnam Veteran Challenge coin for my Uncle. I could engrave his Bro's name on it, and give it to him with the display that I am making. However . . . a quick question. Does anyone know if they made a Vietnam Vet KIA challenge coin or one with an F-4 on it? I am open to a typical Vietnam War one, but thought I'd ask. This is definitely something I want to save up for, just a matter of finding the right now. ;) Thanks to any who can help! I really don't know anything about Challenge Coins, a I just found out about them this Summer.



#2 Cobra 6 Actual

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Posted 29 September 2017 - 06:14 AM

Hello --

Great that you're doing this. I think there are several possibilities for you. Just scanning eBay, as an example, there is a coin with an F-4, A-4, and a Huey:

http://www.ebay.com/...yEAAOSwBLlVRW1P

Also on there was a coin for Vietnam KIA's:

http://www.ebay.com/...8EAAOSwol5Y3xWR

Unfortunately, neither if these has a spot for engraving. However, there are several versions of Purple Heart coins that have an enameled Purple Heart on one side and a reverse with a place to put the date and service branch of the awardee plus a spot for his name. Here's an example from eBay again:

http://www.ebay.com/...LcAAOSw0UdXwbNA

Most if these are in the $10 to $15 range.

Edited by Cobra 6 Actual, 29 September 2017 - 06:20 AM.


#3 cutiger83

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Posted 29 September 2017 - 06:28 AM

I agree this is a great thing you are doing for your uncle. Medals of America has some nice Vietnam challenge coins. Some of these are engavable. 

 

https://www.medalsof...e-Coins--m-1075

 

 

...Kat



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Posted 01 October 2017 - 05:05 AM

Thanks so much! Fun with the F-4, but I really would like to be able to engrave it. I'll look on the Medals of America. Thanks for the link! I'm completely new to challenge coins, so I appreciate the help!



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Posted 02 October 2017 - 05:55 AM

 I'll look on the Medals of America. Thanks for the link! I'm completely new to challenge coins, so I appreciate the help!

 

I have purchased many items from Medals of America.  If you find anything on their website that interests you, I highly recommend them. 

 

,,,,Kat




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