Armor of God - Department of Defense
Armor of God, department of Defense
The Department of Defense is charged with the awesome responsibility of coordinating the world's largest and most technologically advanced fighting force, overseeing all American military operations from conception to completion.
These fearless men and women answer duty's call day after day, armed with resolute confidence in their mission and the firm belief that America's cause in the world is right. Wielding the sword of honor and wearing the breastplate of righteousness, the men and women of the Department of Defense tackle every challenge with steadfast conviction and the desire to achieve absolute victory over tyranny.
This coin pays tribute to the employees of the Department of Defense, who keep liberty's lamp burning brightly throughout the world by protecting our interests at home and abroad. Minted with a special process and dies called splash minting, this coin carries detail and relief that is quite exceptional.
The obverse depicts traditional pieces of armor, including the breastplate, shield, sword, and helmet. The reverse bears the Department of Defense seal.
Each coin comes packaged with a detailed header card that describes the resolute commitment of all those who fight for justice as members of the world’s greatest defense force.