Four Star General Marine Corps Coin


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This Marine Four Star General Coin is made from polished bronze with a smooth cut edge. The front of the coin features the word ‘General’ with four stars. On the back of the coin is a raised Eagle, Globe & Anchor and the words ‘United States Marine Corps’ and ‘Semper Fidelis’.

This coin has the look and feel of genuine quality and would make a great addition to your collection or a promotion gift that any Marine will appreciate. Arrives professionally & individually packaged. Collect one for each rank you achieved! Made in USA.

Four Star General USMC Challenge Coin Features

  • Marine Four Star General (O-10) Coin
  • Bronze alloy
  • Accented in bold colors
  • Measures 1.75 in
  • Professionally & individually packaged
  • Made in USA
  • Licensed by the U.S. Marine Corps

Marine Corps General – Gen

General (Gen) in the USMC is the highest four-star general officer rank, classified under pay grade O-10. This prestigious rank signifies the apex of military leadership and responsibility in the Corps. 

Generals hold the most senior command and administrative positions, often overseeing entire Marine Expeditionary Forces, major Marine Corps establishments, or serving in the highest levels of the Department of Defense and joint military commands. Their roles involve strategic leadership, policymaking, and comprehensive oversight of large-scale operations and organizational matters. Attainment of the rank of General is a testament to a Marine officer’s exemplary career, marked by extraordinary leadership, strategic mastery, and unwavering commitment to the Marine Corps and its mission. 

The selection process for General includes Presidential nomination and Senate confirmation, reflecting the officer’s distinguished service and significant contributions to national defense and military excellence.

About USMC Challenge Coins

Marine Corps challenge coins are deeply rooted in military tradition. They symbolize honor, camaraderie, and individual accomplishments in the USMC. 

Military challenge coins trace their roots back to ancient Rome, where custom coins rewarded exceptional feats. They later evolved into “portrait medals” during the Renaissance. 

In the early US military, challenge coins were exclusive to high-ranking officers recognizing exceptional achievements. Notably, in World War I, a pilot’s coin saved his life by proving his identity. Some argue that modern challenge coin traditions, including in the Marine Corps, originated during the Vietnam War for bar entry. 

Today, these coins signify specific achievements or service excellence and carry sentimental value, serving as tokens of significant moments in a Marine’s journey.

Additional information

Weight .25 lbs
Dimensions 2 × 2 × .25 in