U.S. ARMY – 17th INFANTRY – 1950-51 KOREA – CHALLENGE COIN – INTERESTING


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*********UNITED STATES ARMY17th INFANTRYKOREA1950 – 1951CHALLENGE COIN……………………………COIN APPEARS TO BE BRASS (?) WITH A PEWTER COLORED “WASH” ON IT.  OBVERSE SIDE HAS 17th INFANTRY UNIT CREST WITH THE WORDING PREVIOUSLY MENTIONED.  REVERSE HAS BUFFALO (MUCH LIKE A BUFFALO NICKEL) WITH THE DATE 1812 BENEATH – FIRST TIME 17th INFANTRY WAS ACTIVATED.COIN MEASURES APPROX. 21.24 MM DIAMETER AND 2.14 MM THICK AT RIM.  NOT SURE IF THIS WAS WORN ON A BRACELET AT SOME TIME AS IT HAS A SMALL MOUNTING RING IN THE PUNCHED HOLE NEAR THE RIM.  VERY ICE CONDITION.  BE SURE TO CHECK OUT THE PHOTOS. PLEASE NOTE :