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What Kind of Edges Can I Select For My Custom Challenge Coin?

July 21st, 2011

Appearances are everything and so is the case with custom challenge coins.  The more ornate and detailed these objects are, the higher their perceived value will be.  If you’re looking for a way to make your custom coins stand out in the crowd, you may want to think about selecting a decorative edge to incorporate into your design. Certain styles of edges have the ability to accentuate the artwork featured on your custom challenge coins by giving them a distinguished and regal look.

Styles of Challenge Coin Edges That You Can Choose From

Here are the options that we offer all of our challenge coin customers:

  • Flat Edge (Free)
  • Rope Edge (Free)
  • Spur Edge (Free)
  • Oblique Line Edge ($0.35 per side)
  • Flat Weave/Bevel Edge ($0.35 per side)
  • Cross Cut Edge ($0.35 per side)

You can see samples of the different styles of challenge coin edges by visiting, http://www.signaturecoins.com/coin-pricing.htm/.  The pictures that we have on the site will give you a better idea of what your coin will look like. You can also speak to one our sales representatives by phone toll free 1-800-953-3607 or via email with any questions you might have.  This will help you better determine whether or not a particular style of decorative edging will work well with your challenge coin design.

Why Select a Decorative Edge?

There are a number of reasons why a decorative edge is beneficial. First and foremost, it complements your design. For example, say that you feature a 3D image on your coins. You can further the visual appeal of the object by selecting a cross cut edge or oblique line edge because they are highly defined and attractive. A person can rub their finger over the edge and feel how the coin was created.

Second, a decorative edge gives the appearance that the coin is worth a lot monetarily. This allows the perceived value of the item to go up and gives others something to look forward to when they receive a coin. What has become a cherished keepsake for many will also be seen as a collector’s item.

Last but not least, a decorative edge on a coin gives off an air of professionalism. Businesses and organizations that opt to use challenge coins to promote their products and services can do so effectively. By handing out a coin that looks as attractive as the ones Signature Coins creates, these professional men and women are making a name for themselves in their community. Recipients of the coin know that they are valuable and as a result see the business or organization in a favorable light.