Custom coins can be made in any design you can think of. They can be printed with logos, club names, fraternity names and so much more. There are some things you may not know about custom coins and below are a few facts that can help you make a choice on buying custom coins.
- Custom coins are very collectable and history buffs really like these. The collectable value of these coins can be determined by the history of the coin, what metal the coin is made from or if the source of the coin is no longer around. All these factors can make for a valuable coin. Coins have always been a great collector’s item.
- Custom coins are usually given for a job well done, to mark a company’s anniversary, and in jobs of service, are given as a sign of unity and respect or anytime you want to honor someone. There are no hard and set rules on who can give a custom coin or why it is given.
- Custom coins first started in the military and was given in a handshake to the recipient, usually in a ceremony. They are a sign of respect for service above and beyond the call of duty. They have made their way into main stream America and used by businesses and groups.
- United States Presidents all have their own design on a custom coin. Bill Clinton has the Statue of Liberty and his picture on it, Barack Obama has the White House on his and President Trump has the White House with the flag in the background. Each coin has the president’s name on it. These are unique and collectable coins.
- The most popular way they have been used is by buying a round of drinks. If someone pulls out there coin they can challenge others who will have to show theirs. Whoever does not have their coins has to buy the round. This was started in the military in WWII. American soldiers took this tradition from the Germans who would have to produce a pfenning.
Custom coins are unique and a great way to honor your employees or a member of your group. For companies it can commemorate their brand. This has become a less expensive way to give employees more than just a pat on the back. Anyone would consider it an honor to be given one.