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Military and Presidential Challenge Coins

It's a customary tradition for military commanders and government officials to present challenge coins to guests that visit as a symbol of welcoming and honorary membership. Our own U.S. Presidents, including Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, and Barack Obama, have all presented coins to foreign guests, diplomats, and military members throughout the years. In the White House Gift Shop, here you will find a variety of White House, Presidential, Air Force One, Military, and Washington DC challenge and commemorative coins specially priced for affordable collection, display, or gift giving to family, friends, diplomats, and as memorable gifts for large groups.

It is also a longstanding military tradition for the President of the United States as Commander in Chief to tuck away a special challenge coins via a secret handshake challenge coin exchange. A challenge coin from the U.S. President is prized among all other coins.

For nearly 70 years, the White House Gift Shop, Est. 1946 has been the design originator of uniquely affordable Presidential, White House, Air Force One coins as well as coins honoring Military members of the Air Force, Army, Navy, Marines, Coast Guard, Department of Defense, and agencies located on the Pentagon complex.

These commemorative items are preferred gifts for meaningful events, friendship exchanges, and have been presented by the President of the United States, Department Secretaries, Military, State Department diplomats, and in recent years by civilians in an honored tradition.

Army, Air Force, Navy & Marine Coins

No matter which branch of the military they served in, the White House Gift Shop carries quality challenge and commemorative coins at great prices that any military member will appreciate. Choose from Marine, Air Force, Coast Guard, Navy or Army coins for the military member in your life. Browse our store for the perfect piece to give as a gift or add to your collection.

Thank you for your support of the only authorized original White House Gift Shop established in 1946 as the White House Flower Fund.

On 16 December 1950, by memorandum of President Harry S. Truman, the White House Flower Fund became the White House Security Fund which soon, thereafter, became the White House Gift Shop. We cannot stress enough our gratitude for your support in helping the White House Gift Shop serve those who serve America with honor, bravery, distinction, and sacrifice.

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