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 1-ounce gold coin, the series will be expanded to a 1-ounce platinum coin, individually numbered 1-kg silver edition, and a highly collectible 5-ounce Black Proof gold version with a limited mintage of only 29 pieces worldwide. This exquisite coin showcases the Coast Guard’s rescue swimmers in stunning detail, featuring a black proof finish and a weight of five ounces of pure gold.
This rare and highly collectible coin is sure to be a sought-after piece among collectors and fans of the United States Coast Guard. With its limited mintage of only 29 pieces worldwide, this is a truly unique and special item that embodies the bravery and sacrifice of these real heroes. Don't miss out on the chance to own a piece of history and honor the brave men and women who serve our country in the United States Coast Guard.
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