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Encourage Children to Time Travel with Your Custom Challenge Coin Gift

October 29th, 2014

Pretending to be a time traveler has its benefits.  Not only does it provide knowledge about the past, it gives insight about the future.  Teachers wanting to engage their young students in the lesson plans that they teach often order classroom visual aids in the form of custom challenge coins from Signature Coins.  It gives the students an incentive to learn what is being taught to them and to remember the information in an exciting and fun way.

Pretend to Be a Time Traveler Day is December 8th.  Have you put in an order for custom challenge coins yet?  Create a group curriculum for your grade.  Get other teachers to agree to teach the same lesson and take advantage of all the learning tools available such as custom challenge coins.

Challenge coins are versatile and can be used in many different settings to do many different things.  For example, not only are coins used to thank and reward, they can also be used to inform and educate.  Your gift will serve as a keepsake for students as well as an effective educational tool.  Challenge coins make everyday learning extraordinary.

Learn more about the designing and ordering processes by looking around our website.  You’ll find a number of different pages helpful.  We have a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page that you can refer to for more information.  Our online gallery is THE PLACE to see examples of custom challenge coins.  A look at the images will spark your own imaginative design.

Encourage children to learn all that they can about history.  Give them time traveler coins as a way of celebrating Pretend to Be a Time Traveler Day.  Make the items part of your lesson.  Children will refer to the visual aid any time they want to remember what you taught them.

We love working with schools just like yours.  We go the extra mile to accommodate you and your request.  Contact Signature Coins for more information about the ordering process.  You can email your request to  You can also call 1-800-953-3607 toll-free.  Speak to a representative about your ideas.  You’re likely to have a few that you want passed along to our talented design team.

68,000 Remember Campaign

December 17th, 2012

The 68,000 Remember campaign is a special one.  In fact, it’s very near and dear to our hearts.  We’ve worked with the group sponsoring this campaign for many years and wanted to spread the word about all the good they have done thus far.  We also wanted to help them recognize and support the 68,000 American troops still serving in Afghanistan.

Spirit of America is building a Wall of Support where it will feature 68,000 photos, one for each service member.  According to the group’s website, here are a few ideas for submitting a photo of your own:

  • “68,000 Remember” written on a piece of paper or the back of a business card
  • “68,000 Remember” written next to a photo of a loved one who is serving
  • A blackboard or whiteboard with “68,000 Remember”
  • “68,000 Remember” written in the sand or snow
  • A cake with “68,000 Remember” spelled out in icing
  • Coworkers or a group of students each holding a letter/number of “68,000 Remember”
  • A child’s crayon drawing

You can submit your photo to  If your photo is selected as the Photo of the Day, you’ll get a 68,000 Remember t-shirt and lapel pins.  You’ll also be recognized on the group’s website and Facebook pages.  Now, how cool is that?

To learn more about Spirit of America and their 68,000 Remember campaign, visit  You can purchase items from them knowing that 100% of the proceeds go to supporting the troops stationed in Afghanistan.

Create Custom Challenge Coins to Promote Your Workshop or Retreat

December 6th, 2012

Custom challenge coins make the perfect tool for announcing and promoting your upcoming workshop or retreat.  If you want people to be interested in what you have to offer, you need to get the word out fast.  One of the most effective ways to do just that is through the creation and distribution of custom challenge coins.

Custom challenge coins can be handed out to local businesses prior to the event.  They can then be given to customers who show interest in a workshop or retreat.  Specific information about the event can be included on the coin.  This serves as a formal invitation as well as makes a verifiable keepsake for all those that receive the coin.

There are a number of different ways coins can be customized.  Here are a few for you to consider:

  • Size
  • Shape
  • Color
  • Decorative Edges
  • Glow-in-the-Dark Enamel
  • 3D Emblems
  • Cut Outs
  • Bottle Openers
  • Medallions

Don’t forget to include presentation options for your coins.  Velvet boxes and acrylic coin cases are a few choices you have when ordering from us.  Just let us know that you’re interested in boxes or cases when you contact us for a free price quote.

Get custom challenge coins for your workshop or retreat.  Visit to request a free price quote and email attachment containing the custom artwork that we created for you.  Email your request or call 1-800-953-3607 toll-free.  We’ll be more than happy to assist you with your request by providing you with free artwork and design services.

Spirit of America Lapel Pins Are a Big Hit

November 14th, 2012

We love testimonials.  They’re confirmation that we’re doing a great job creating and distributing custom challenge coins to our customers.  Here’s one we just received from Spirit of America.  The pins were a hit according to the customer.  In fact, they plan to order more from us soon!

The pins made their debut at the Hero Summit which is an invitation-only event that is moral, political, intellectual, courageous, resilient, and selflessness in nature.  It was streamed live at the Daily Beast.  Men and women of the U.S. military shared their experiences and influential individuals spoke about foreign policy, national security, and other important military issues.

Here’s the email that we received:

Good Morning, Ryan:

Just wanted to send a big THANK YOU!! to you and your team. The pins
arrived yesterday and they look great!

Our CEO is a featured speaker at Newsweek’s “Hero Summit” in DC this week.
He wore one of the pins to dinner. Thought you would enjoy the pic
attached of Jim Hake, SoA’s CEO, (wearing the pin) with one of the other
Hero Summit featured speakers who I think you might recognize!

I am sure we will be ordering more. If you can send me your holiday
schedule so I can be prepared, that would be great.

Thanks, again! Have a wonderful day,


Had success with our products?  We’d love to hear your custom lapel pins and challenge coins stories and share them on our blog.  Submit your testimonials to  Don’t forget to include pictures.  We love to see how you use the products that you order from us.

If you want to order custom lapel pins or challenge coins, visit  You can also call and speak to a representative by phoning 1-800-953-3607 toll-free.  We’ll be more than happy to assist you with your request for custom pins or challenge coins today.  Contact us for a free price quote.

Tackle Hunger with Custom Challenge Coins

September 25th, 2012

Hunger is something many people work hard to eradicate.  From food drives to fundraisers to marketing campaigns, the message of hope runs strong.  If your business or non-profit is concerned about the issue of hunger, there are a number of things you can do to help.  For example, have you ever thought about creating a custom challenge coin with your company or non-profit’s logo on it?  You can boost fundraising efforts by selling the coins and using the money to buy food for your local food bank.

There are a number of different ways to make your challenge coins stand out.  Here are a few to consider:

  • Choose an unusual size or shape.
  • Include a logo, emblem or photograph on each side of the coin.
  • Make your coins into bottle openers.
  • Make your coins into medallions.
  • Cut out areas of your design.
  • Add a decorative edge.
  • Sequential numbering makes coins limited edition.
  • 3D images make designs “POP”.
  • Dual plate your coins with your choice of two different types of metal.
  • Don’t forget presentation options like velvet bags, plastic stands, and coin capsules.

If you’re unsure of where to begin with your design, let your representative know.  You don’t have to be an artist to have quality, custom coins created.  Our talented team of designers can handle that task for you.  Just let us know what you had in mind for Tackling Hunger Month and we’ll do the rest.

Tackle hunger with custom challenge coins.  Let us help you with your design.  Visit to see the different options you have to choose from.  Send your ideas to or call 1-800-953-3607 toll-free to speak to a representative.  We’ll offer suggestions, answer your questions, and even send you a price quote and full color digital proof free of charge.

Additional Custom Products That Complement Your New Challenge Coins

May 9th, 2011

Custom challenge coins are incredible pieces of memorabilia.  For decades, they have been used to honor exceptional individuals and amazing feats.  Businesses, groups, and organizations have followed the military’s example and adopted challenge coins as their award of choice.  Because of their personal nature and distinct appearance, these items complement other custom products like lapel pins and lanyards.

For example, have you ever considered taking one side of your custom challenge coin design and turning it into a lapel pin?  Or, have you thought about taking the text from the coin that you created and having it put on a lanyard that employees wear around the workplace or base to keep their ID handy?  If you haven’t thought about additional items that can be paired up with your challenge coins, you should.

The reason behind this statement is really quite simple in theory.  These items can be given to individuals as a set or handed out separately whenever different goals are accomplished.  This gives men and women two incentives to earn and ensures that they will deliver quality work each and every time they step foot into your business or put on their branch of the military’s uniform.

It also allows you to further your brand messaging.  If you have a product or service that you are trying to promote, what better way to do so than with lapel pins and lanyards that match your already-made custom challenge coins.  This gives you multiple ways to get the word out about your business.

Those people that don’t feel comfortable wearing a lanyard can wear a lapel pin instead and vice versa.  This is one of the fastest ways to gain attention from the public.  You have to be front and center at all times.

Custom lapel pins and imprinted lanyards go great with challenge coins.  In fact, once we have come up with your design for your coins, adding other products to your order is easy.  Just let us know your intentions and we will be more than happy to accommodate your request. You can call 1-800-953-3607 toll free. Your satisfaction is of the utmost importance to us!