Founded in 1775, the U.S. Marine Corps has proudly defended America for more than 200 years, serving as one of the nation's most elite combat forces.
Driven by a passion for excellence and guided by a courage that knows no bounds, the dedicated warriors of the U.S. Marine Corps have earned a reputation as the "First to Fight," serving on the front lines of history's toughest battles.
Forever faithful to their pledge to protect and defend America's freedom, these fierce fighters have engaged America's enemies with unmatched intensity and awe-inspiring enthusiasm, risking their lives to preserve the honor of their beloved Corps and country.
This coin salutes the service of all U.S. Marines, past and present, who have contributed to the proud legacy of America's most celebrated fighting force. The obverse contains a montage that symbolizes the overwhelming power and enduring commitment of the Marines throughout history. The reverse features the seal of the United Sates Marine Corps.
Minted in 1 Troy ounce of .999 pure silver, this coin comes sealed in a tarnish-resistant Lucite capsule and mounted in a museum-quality leatherette presentation box, accompanied by a certificate of authenticity.
™ United States Marine Corps. Officially Licensed Product of the United States Marine Corps (www.marines.com and 1.800.marines)