Serving as the foundation of the officer corps in the U.S. Navy, Lieutenants are known for their advancing technical skill and leadership ability.
These talented men and women help make their units stronger and enhance the Navy's battle readiness through the day-to-day jobs they perform and their outstanding dedication to duty. Serving aboard ships and in shore stations around the world, they support a variety of mission-critical functions, including supply and logistics, engineering, intelligence, special operations and much more. Tough and highly capable warriors, they are an undeniable asset to America's military.
This coin honors the skill, commitment, and courage of all those who have risen to the rank of Lieutenant in the United States Navy. The obverse features the two silver-toned bars worn by every Navy Lieutenant. Incorporated in a stylized anchor design, the reverse bears the official seal of the U.S. Navy in full color.
Struck in a nickel alloy, this coin comes packaged with a detailed header card that chronicles the history and mission of the U.S. Navy.