The Marine Corps challenge coin has been a tradition for decades. Thought to originate in the Army Air Corps during World War I, challenge coins have come to represent pride and camaraderie in 1000's of military and non-military organizations.
Each Marine Corps challenge coin is printed with the emblem of either the USMC or of one of its units or divisions. As with other branches, custom holds that the recipient of a Marine Corps challenge coin carry it with them at all times. When "challenged", one must produce their Marine coin immediately – or else buy a round of drinks for the challenger and for others who present their coins.
Today, Marine Corps challenge coins are frequently awarded to USMC personnel upon entering a specific unit. Marine Corps challenge coins are also used to commemorate special occasions, or simply to serve as a reminder of one's service. Browse our assortment of over 1 Marine Corps challenge coins below to find a coin for your unit or division.