USMC Sergeant Major Semper Fidelis Coin


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Our USMC Sergeant Major 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 ‘Sergeant Major’ 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.

Marine Corps Sergeant Major “Semper Fidelis” Challenge Coin Features

  • USMC Sergeant Major 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 Sergeant Major – SgtMaj

Sergeant Major (SgtMaj) is a prestigious rank within the Staff Non-Commissioned Officer (SNCO) category, holding the pay grade E-9. 

This rank embodies the epitome of enlisted leadership, representing extensive experience and commitment to the Corps. Sergeant Majors serve as the principal enlisted advisors to senior Marine commanders, playing a vital role in strategic decision-making and policy implementation. Their responsibilities include overseeing the welfare, discipline, and morale of Marines, ensuring the effectiveness of their units. 

The rank of Sergeant Major is a testament to a Marine’s leadership excellence and their profound impact on the Corps’ operations and ethos.

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