USMC Lance Corporal “Semper Fidelis” Challenge Coin


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Our USMC Lance Corporal Semper Fidelis Coin is made from polished bronze with a smooth cut edge. The front of the coin features the words ‘United States Marine Corps ’ and ‘Semper Fidelis’ with the Eagle Globe and Anchor. On the back of the coin is ‘Lance Corporal’ with the rank insignia.

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

Lance Corporal Marine Corps Challenge Coin Features

  • USMC Lance Corporal Semper Fidelis Coin.
  • Bronze alloy.
  • Accented in bold colors.
  • Measures 1.5 in.
  • Professionally & individually packaged.
  • Made in USA.
  • Licensed by the U.S. Marine Corps.

Marine Corps Lance Corporal – LCpl

Lance Corporal (LCpl) in the USMC is an important rank, marking the first step into non-commissioned officer status. Lance Corporal holds the pay grade of E-3. 

This rank is a pivotal progression point for Marines, reflecting their growing proficiency and leadership capabilities. As Lance Corporals, Marines take on greater responsibilities, often leading small teams and honing their skills both in their specific Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) and in foundational leadership roles. 

Their advancement to this rank indicates a demonstrated ability to handle increased duties and a deeper understanding of the Corps’ values and mission.

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 0.25 lbs
Dimensions 2 × 2 × .125 in