Serving as the headquarters for the United States Department of Defense, The Pentagon, is the largest office building in the world, with more than six million total square feet of space, including corridors that stretch 17.5 miles. Completed in 1943, The Pentagon has been the logistical hub for all U.S. Military operations for more than five decades.
This oval-shaped coin commemorates The Pentagon's central role in protecting the American people and defending America's interests throughout the world. The obverse features a detailed rendering of the Pentagon against a black enameled backdrop. The reverse contains the seal of each branch of America's Armed Forces as well as the official seal of the U.S. Department of Defense, all rendered in full color enamel. Minted in a brass alloy, this coin contains an antique bronze finish. Each coin comes packaged with a header card that describes the Pentagon in full detail.