As part of the immensely popular "Real Heroes" series, its 4th issue pays tribute to rescue swimmers all over the world, especially those serving in the United States Coast Guard. As one of the six military services, its members have fulfilled their unique duty as both a security and humanitarian force protecting America in domestic and international waters for over 100 years.
While it is involved in all aspects of enforcing U.S. law and trade on high seas, the United States Coast Guard is best known for its daring search and rescue operations including medical evacuations, downed aviators, sinking vessels, floods, and hurricanes. To this day, these real heroes save countless lives in need, true to their motto "So others may live".
In addition to the sold-out Black Proof silver edition and the 1-ounce gold coin, the series will be expanded to 1-ounce platinum coins with a limited mintage of 199. The platinum edition of this stunning coin pays tribute to the brave men and women of the United States Coast Guard in the same way as the previous silver and gold editions, with a design that truly captures the spirit of their heroic actions.
The platinum coin features intricate details and beautiful finishes that highlight the design, which includes a rescue swimmer descending from a helicopter into turbulent waters, ready to save lives. This unique design is surrounded by the inscriptions "Real Heroes" and "United States Coast Guard," along with the coin's weight, purity, and year of issue.
With a limited mintage of just 199 pieces, this 1-ounce platinum coin is sure to become a highly sought-after collector's item. It comes with a certificate of authenticity, ensuring its quality and authenticity. This coin is a fitting tribute to the bravery and selflessness of the men and women of the United States Coast Guard and a perfect addition to any collection of precious metals.
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