Answering duty's call at any hour of the day or night, these brave individuals put everything on the line to get the job done. Their boundless courage and commitment to saving lives is a testament to the honor of their profession. With great skill and fearless determination, fire fighters confront dangers and challenges that most simply could not face, earning a well-deserved reputation as true American heroes.
This coin pays tribute to America's fire fighters for their outstanding skill and devotion to duty in the service of our nation's towns and cities from coast to coast.
The obverse features the Maltese Cross, a centuries-old symbol of fire fighting excellence, set against the backdrop of an unfurled American flag. The reverse features a montage signifying the long and proud tradition of fire fighting as one of the world's most honored professions.
Struck in merlingold, a proprietary brass alloy, this coin has a proof-like finish and is accented with bright, patriotic enamel. Each coin comes packaged with a header card that describes in full detail the courage and commitment of America's fire fighters.