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Are your coins Brass or Alloy based?

Cheaply made Zinc alloy coins are being passed off as quality. A 2″ coin should never be zinc alloy unless the 3D on either side takes up 70% – 80% of that side, is odd shaped ( in some cases ) or has cut outs ( in […]

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Our Coins Vs. Those Other Guys..

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Let me start out by saying. If you are a competitor of mine and your reading this, Then good for you. Our intent on writing this article is to level the playing field and maybe you can help do so. When a buyer emails challenge coin companies […]

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Plating Example

A rare insight into an unfinished or pre-plated challenge coin. This is what challenge coins look like before they are plated or painted. The finished product is shiny silver with shiny gold plated elements like the banner and Chief anchors. The coin itself only have two colors […]

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Flat Black Paint

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This option is quickly spreading as a new favorite among designers,  troops, and organizations. There are a few restrictions, your coin needs to only have one color. It can be multi plated. It looks great on shiny gold coins. At no extra cost to our customers, if your design us […]

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Why We Are #1

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Nobody makes better custom challenge coins than Milcoins.com….Period! There are a few companies that make great coins. Mainly because we use the same factory as some of them.  “SouthEastTerritorialMint”  is one of them. Yet pricing milcoins.com to SETMint is like overpaying for the same oranges at the […]

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Great Artwork VS. Great Coins

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I have to admit, some companies have some great graphic artists working for them. It’s too bad their coins are not as great as their artwork. I’m sure the soldiers would like the best quality coin possible. If artwork is the deciding factor, then take the artwork, […]

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A Coin Is A Coin?

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All Coins Aren’t Created Equally – Recently I have been getting a ton of emails and phone calls. Future customers asking me numerous questions, like what is the difference between challenge coins made by milcoins.com and other companies. I simply tell them that ” All coins aren’t […]

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Black Nickel Coins

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Black nickel with shiny nickel dual plating is becoming very popular. As shown here a black nickel with shiny nickel plated bottle opener coin. Bottle openers are very nice and functional. We specialize in dual plating black nickel coins. The contrast between the black nickel and the […]

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Lawrence Phillips Larry@milcoins.com
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