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"dc-r" docu center ramstein Dreidimensionale Objekte [DCR2011_0017_13]

Gedenkmedaille, USAF C 130 J Lockhead Martin Aeronautics Company

Gedenkmedaille, USAF C 130 J Lockhead Martin Aeronautics Company (dc-r docu center ramstein CC BY-NC-SA)
Provenance/Rights: dc-r docu center ramstein (CC BY-NC-SA)

Description

Es handelt sich um die Gedenkmünze anlässlich der Ankunft der neuen Transportmaschine C-130J Lockhead Martin auf der Air Base Ramstein. Auf der Vorderseite befindet sich das Air Force Wappen und Logo und auf der Rückseite ist die Transportmaschine vor einer US-amerikanischen Flagge abgebildet.
r: 86th Air Lift Wing C-130J Delivery Ceremony 7 April 2009
v: United States Air Force C-130J Lockhead Martin Aeronautics Company.
History of Challenge Coins:
Challenge Coins surfaced during the World War II era. The practice of carrying a coin designed specifically for a unit was popular with the Army Special Forces. Carrying the coin at all times and presenting it when ’challenged’ to prove affiliation with that unit resultated in a number of consequneces for those who could not produce a coin - the most popular required the coinless soldier to buy a round of drinks. That practice continues to be popular today." (Quelle: Symbol Arts; www.symbolarts.com)

Material / Technique

Metall, Email.

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D 3,6 cm

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[Last update: 2017/04/29]

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