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Create Collector’s Challenge Coins for Your Special Event

August 18th, 2014

People love to collect items.  They’re especially fond of memorabilia that they feel is rare or limited edition.  That’s where you come in.  You can take the special event that you’re hosting or tabling at and make it a truly magical experience for attendees.  The way that you do just that is by creating custom challenge coins that people can purchase, collect, and trade with others.

Custom Challenge Coins Make Exciting Gifts

Custom coins are among the most exciting mementos that there is.  Created using quality materials and designed in a way that is visually appealing and sentimental in meaning, the items make their debut at conventions, workshops, and festivals of every type.

Debut a Coin at Your Convention

San Diego just had its annual comic book convention.  The likelihood of collector’s coins being sold at the event was grand.  We handle requests for custom challenge coins in every size, shape, and type of metal imaginable.  The reason why our products are so popular is that they aren’t something you see every day.

Challenge Coins are Memorable and Worth Having

Custom challenge coins have a long history.  Receiving one is an honor and a tradition handed down by the military during World War I.  Coins look like large pieces of currency and resemble medals.  They have a good weight to them and can be held in the hand, carried in a pocket or displayed where other collectors can see them.

Select the Presentation Option That Works Best with Your Coins

We offer a number of different presentation options that you might find enticing.  Take a look at the packages we sell and let us know which one will be right for your order of custom collector’s challenge coins.  We’ll add the price of each unit to the free price quote that we send to your email.

Submit Your Request to Us Right Away

Create custom challenge coins for collecting.  Have a number of different sizes, shapes, and styles available for people to choose from at your special event.  Contact Signature Coins with your request for a no obligation, FREE price quote.  We’ll send it to your inbox along with a digital file containing the custom artwork that we created for you.

Email your ideas to  If you’d rather speak to a representative directly, you can call 1-800-953-3607 toll-free.  We want you to be 100% satisfied with the artwork and product that we create for you.  Let us know if there is something we can do to make the customer experience even better for you.

Should I Use Sequential Engraved Numbering on the Side or on the Edge of My Custom Challenge Coin?

March 8th, 2011

With the wide assortment of design options that are available, sequential engraved numbering is the best way to clearly establish a series of collectible challenge coins.  While this add-on feature can be described simply as including a series number on your custom challenge coin, where you should place this number may require just a little more thought.

There are two areas of the challenge coin in which you can add your sequential numbering, on the side (front or back, face) or on the edge. Both areas have their own benefits as well as distinct differences.  Which option you choose depends on the impression you want your customized coin to make.

Do you want your recipients to easily recognize that they have received a unique collectible coin? If you answered yes to this question, then using sequential numbering on the side of your challenge coin is the perfect choice.

Far from subtle, placing your coin’s series number on the on front or back side of the challenge coin makes its value plainly obvious.  The sequence number, in all its boldness and importance appears on the coin’s face. Though it shares its display area with the general challenge coin design, it still demands its own level of attention.

On the other hand, sequential edge numbering, just as the name suggests, is applied on the challenge coin’s outer edge.  This is the ideal option for you if you want your challenge coin design to remain the center of attention. Because the edge of the coin is a significantly smaller display area, the sequence number appears smaller making it a subtle design feature.

Something else to consider, when deciding where you will place your sequential numbering, is the size of your overall challenge coin design. There have been instances when the coin’s design details require the use of its entire surface area.  In this situation we recommend using sequential edge numbering, that is if you do not wish to revise the design.

To learn more about sequential numbering or any of our additional coin options, please visit our Coin Pricing page at

Our knowledgeable representatives are standing by to handle your inquiries and hear your ideas.  Contact one of them today at 1-800-953-3607 or by emailing

Low-Cost Ways to Make Collector’s Editions of Your Custom Challenge Coin

December 14th, 2010

Did you know that turning your rare custom challenge coins into collectible coins is easy and inexpensive? Though this may come as a surprise, it is true.  Signature Coins has a few tricks-of-the- trade that will help you effortlessly convert your rare coin to a collectible version while going easy on your pocket.

A Few Small Design Tweaks Make a Big Difference

There are actually quite a few details that can be added to your existing challenge coin design that will make it a must have among fellow coin enthusiasts.  However, here we are presenting our most cost efficient and popular options.

Numbered Challenged Coins Establish a Clear Order

Adding sequential engraved numbers to the edge of your coin will help collector’s know where they are within the assortment. All of your non-numbered coins will be the general coin while your numbered coins are given out as a collector’s item. The best aspect of using this option is that adding sequential edge numbering does not change the mold of your original challenge coin.

Plating Helps Differentiate Collectible Coins from the Rest

Another option you can take advantage of with no additional mold fee is changing the plating on your customized coin. Your collector’s edition challenge coin can easily be plated using a different metal.  For example, if your normal coin is plated in silver, the collectible coin can be plated in gold.

Making Paint Colors vary Between Coin Editions

Changing the enamel colors in your collector’s coin is another great way to set it apart from your original. With the unlimited number of color combinations Signature Coins has available, upgrading your custom challenge coin from a general to an exclusive one is simple and interesting.

To get a better idea of the many different ways custom coins can be designed to look, visit our coin gallery at .

Our knowledgeable representatives and talented designers are always available to consult and assist you with any ideas or questions you may have.  Contact one of them today by sending an email to or calling our office at 1-800-953-3607. Your satisfaction is always guaranteed!