Committed to serving as a member of the world's fiercest fighting force, Privates in the U.S. Marine Corps demonstrate an unyielding determination to succeed.
Focused squarely on developing the physical and mental stamina necessary to complete the Marine Corps' rigorous training regimen, they exhibit admirable self-discipline and tireless resolve. Carrying out orders with increasing efficiency, they devote themselves completely to advancing the mission of the Marine Corps throughout the world and help to ensure the continued strength of America's military arsenal.
This coin salutes the courageous commitment and dedicated service of all those who hold the rank of Private in the U.S. Marine Corps.
The crimson rim on the obverse encircles a blank field, symbolic of the absence of an official rank insignia for Marine Corps Privates. Imbued with rich enamel in official heraldic colors, the reverse features an open area suitable for engraving a name or personal message.
Struck in a brass alloy, this coin's rich antique bronze finish is accented by colorful enamel highlights throughout. Each coin comes packaged with a detailed header card that describes the contributions of Privates to the successful completion of the Marine Corps' global mission.