Those who have risen to the rank of Captain in the U.S. Navy are renowned for their technical expertise and their proven talent for motivating the sailors and airmen in their command.
Leading with unshakable confidence, Navy Captains are trusted by top commanders and respected by their subordinates. In addition to assisting with strategic planning, these individuals execute orders from above with trademark efficiency, always keeping mission completion as their highest priority. They also play a vital role in training the men and women in the units they lead, preparing them for the rigors of battle and ensuring that they reach their fullest potential.
This coin salutes the courage and skill of all Navy Captains, whose commitment to advancing the Navy's mission around the world strengthens America's security. The obverse bears the eagle and shield insignia proudly worn by Captains in the U.S. Navy. The reverse depicts the official Navy seal embedded in a stylized anchor design.
Struck in brass and clad entirely in a nickel alloy, this coin is accented with bright enamel on both sides. Each coin comes packaged with a header card that chronicles the history and mission of the U.S. Navy.