Seamen, Hospitalmen, and Dentalmen serve the U.S. Navy's ships and shore stations, performing essential duties to sustain the world's most powerful maritime force.
Executing a variety of administrative and health care related functions, these men and women play a crucial role in the successful completion of the U.S. Navy's mission throughout the world. Providing a wide range of critical services, they coordinate the disbursement of material goods, aid health care workers, support personnel management, and contribute to the maintenance of the ship's vital components, ensuring the efficient operation of the Navy's most fundamental tasks.
This coin salutes the skill and dedication of all Seamen, Hospitalmen, and Dentalmen, whose steady service enables the U.S. Navy to meet its global mission.
Boldly enameled on the obverse is a rendering of the rating badge worn by the Navy's Seamen, Hospitalmen, and Dentalmen. The reverse contains the eagle emblem of the U.S. Navy and contains a space for engraving.
Minted in a nickel alloy, this coin contains an antique finish. Each piece comes packaged with a header card that describes the unique contributions made by those who serve the U.S. Navy as Seamen, Hospitalmen, and Dentalmen.