Item Number: 61709
Product Type: Coin
Size: 1 3/4 inch (44mm) Round
Material: Bronze Antique with Enamel
Stretching and incredible distance from Fort Pierce to the Florida Keys, Coast Guard Sector Miami is one of the Coast Guard’s by far busiest sectors, whose crews perform a myraid of highly intensive fucntions from Search & Rescue, Public Education, Marine Environmental Protection, Public Affairs to Maritime Homeland Security missions along one of America’s most challenging coastlines. The Guardsmen of Coast Guard Sector Miami have multiple facilities and multiple types of equipment to combat a variety of challenges to help assist in their protection of America’s ocean waters, navigable waterways and coastlines. From cutters to ABS and trailerable aids to navigation boats, Sector Miami Coasties operate from 4 Coast Guard stations and 2 Aids to Navigation teams to protect our coasts and help save lives. They are supported by 6 Auxiliary Flotillas.
Bearing Coast Guard vessels and tools of the trade in bright enamel, the obverse of the Coast Guard Sector Miami USCG coin offers the service’s motto, “Semper Paratus.” The reverse features the Coast Guard emblem boldly minted in antique bronze. All who have served to protect this bustling American coastline can proudly carry this coin to represent their part in defending America’s homeland.