Custom Challenge Coins Within 10 Business Days

For nearly a century, challenge coins have been used to reward good deeds and promote camaraderie. Since World War I, they have served as a symbol of honor and bravery and are highly regarded by every branch of the military. Law enforcement and fire personnel also use challenge coins to signify valor and strengthen the bonds within their departments.
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The easiest way to get started is to click our “Free Quote” anywhere this page. It will take you to an interactive order form. There, you will be able to choose your specifications in order to get started ordering your coin!
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Designing Custom Challenge Coins Doesn’t Have To Be Complicated

You may think that getting custom challenge coins are a long complicated process, but it may surprise you how simple the process can be!
Not an artist? No problem! Our talented team of graphic artists and designers can bring any coin idea you have to life. They'll design a great looking custom coin for you, and you'll get a digitally rendered proof in order to see how your pin will look, all at no additional charge!

Along with your digital proof, you'll also get a price quote. The quote will show the total cost for your coin design, breaking down the price line by line so you know exactly what you are paying for!

Need to revise your design? At Coin Depot, we offer unlimited revisions at no additional cost! We want you to be 100% satisfied with your design! Once you have a design you love, just place the order and your custom coins will be produced in just 7-10 business days. Our manufacturers will provide you a top quality coin on time and on budget. From corporate events to small groups, for orders large or small, the Coin Depot team is here to help you design the perfect coin for you!
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Advantages of Using Custom Challenge Coins


A challenge coin is a special coin that represents an organization or event. It signifies camaraderie and unity and shows that the holder belongs to a particular group. It also honors the actions of those who receive it.

Challenge coins are a way to show appreciation, taking the place of ribbons and medals. They have a long history among soldiers and first responders as a means of honoring their service. Some businesses have adopted challenge coins to boost morale. Individuals use them for branding purposes, and charities use them to award prizes or commemorate fundraisers.

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Here are just a few of our satisfied clients and customers.

What Our Customers Say

“Exactly as designed and ordered, well done! Although I wish I would have gone with the 2 inch coin, I am still very happy with the finished product.”

“I am extremely impressed with the coin that I received. The process was professional and amazingly fast. I would highly recommend Coin Depot.”

“I had a rough idea of what I wanted but it quickly started coming together thanks their expertise. Sending in examples was easy and the feedback I received was spot on. Highly recommend if you are interested in a high quality challenge coin.”

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Email us or complete our quick and convenient Free Quote form! Once you do, our sales representatives will contact you with further details.

We Conceptualize Your Ideas

Our art team will get right to work crafting an original design from your ideas, and you'll have your first free proof ready and in your inbox within 48 hours.

You Approve, We Produce

We offer unlimited revisions until you are completely satisfied with the design, materials, size, and colors. Once you approve, production begins.

We Make Custom Coins Simple! 

Our team of talented designers works with you to create custom challenge coins that reflect your group’s interests or mission. Whether it’s a special event that you’re sponsoring or a recognition award you’re handing out, one thing is certain. Coin Depot goes the extra mile to make your order of challenge coins stand out in a crowd.

Simply email us, or complete our quick and convenient Free Quote form, and a sales representative will contact you regarding your request to begin the process of creating your custom lapel pins.
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How do I order Custom Challenge Coins?

The ordering process is simple and can start in a number of ways. First off, feel free to give us a call or send us an email with any questions about the product or your design. You can also use our Free Quote request form. In this form, you will specify the product and quantity you are interested in. Also include any and all art or design ideas. We will reply promptly with an exact price quote and a color proof, a digital image of what your custom challenge coin will look like.

What is your minimum order?

Our minimum order quantity is 50. In certain rare situations, we can manufacture and sell orders of smaller quantities, but there is a below-minimum fee that often applies and the unit pricing is higher than that at quantity 50. Please contact us for additional details.

How long does it take to get my coins?

Although every coin is a little different, since everything we make is 100% custom, our orders typically deliver 10-14 business days after you pay for your order. That said, if you require a quicker turnaround, we will make every effort to accommodate it.

How many colors can I use in my design?

Each coin design allows you to feature up to 7 different color fills at no additional charge. If your design is complex and requires more than 7 different colors, we will happily add them. Each additional color only costs an extra $0.10 per coin.

How do I pay for my order?

You can pay for your order online via credit card or by check. Production will begin as soon as your payment is received. Public institutions and hospitals also have the option of paying via Purchase Order. Purchase Orders are not accepted from private organizations, except on rare occasion with prior approval from a salesperson.

Can I get my coins faster than the typical turnaround time?

Even though our standard turnaround times are some of the fastest in the industry, we understand that sometimes you need your coins even quicker than usual. As such, we work with all customers to understand their deadlines at the beginning of the quoting process. We can usually work with our production team to shave a few days off the delivery date. Like with all of our orders, we will ship your order as soon as it is complete via UPS Next Day Air.

From what material are your coins made?

All of our coins are made of metal. Depending on the design of your coin, the base metal will be either iron, brass, or zinc. Iron and brass are used for most 2D coins. Zinc is often used for 3D coins with extremely high relief molds. To combat the fact that zinc is a less dense metal, we make zinc coins thicker than usual to increase their weight and thereby the perceived value. After prepping the metal surface of the coin (stamping, polishing, etc.), the base coin is then decorated using plating, soft enamel paint, hard enamel color fills, offset printing ink, and/or silkscreens.

Do my coins have to be round?

Absolutely not! Your coins can be any shape that you would like. They can feature cut outs and high relief 3D molding as well. Check our “3D Mold” page for some examples of past work and inspiration.

Can you ship to APO or FPO Addresses?

We certainly can. We manufacture your order at our production facility and then send it via UPS Next Day Air to our headquarters, where the order is promptly repackaged and shipped via USPS to your APO or FPO destination of choice!

Do I have to pay a mold fee every time I order my coins?

Definitely not. We keep your mold on file for two years following your order. Every time you order, this two year period begins anew, which means that you’re not charged for a mold fee again until the 2 year period elapses. If you’re a little over the 2 year mark, there’s still a good chance that we have your mold on file. Just ask and we’ll be happy to double check for you!


If you have any further questions, give us a call!