Archive for August, 2012

Seattle, Washington Challenge Coins Highlight the Best of the City

Friday, August 31st, 2012

Seattle, Washington is among the most exciting US cities to visit.  From Pike’s Market to the Fremont Troll, there is plenty of things to do while visiting the Birthplace of Famous Guitarist, Jimi Hendrix.  Whether in the city for business or pleasure, most visitors look forward to the time they have to shop, dine, and sightsee.  The famed Space Needle is a popular tourist destination.  Each destination in the city has its own charm which adds to its appeal.

Seattle based businesses recognize an opportunity when they see one.  They often create mementos that depict popular attractions as a way of boosting sales and promoting their companies.  Custom challenge coins are among their favorite items to sell.  Unique in appearance and made from quality materials, the long lasting souvenirs are fun to collect on each trip to Washington.

Custom coins can be a number of different sizes.  They can be traditionally shaped or cut-to-shape.  They can feature 3D images or cut outs as ways of enhancing their artwork.  Challenge coins can also be sequentially numbered or have antiqued metal on them as a way of making them look classic and distinguished.  Some of the most exciting Seattle challenge coins are made into medallions or bottle openers that people can carry with them wherever they go.

Get your Seattle, Washington challenge coins today.  Let us help you design and create them.  Visit to request a free price quote and full color digital proof.  You can also email or call 1-800-252-0904 toll-free.  We’ll honor your request by creating a product you’ll be proud to put your stamp of approval on.

Sequential Numbering Adds Value to a Limited Run of Challenge

Wednesday, August 29th, 2012

Custom challenge coins are among the most unusual gift and award items around.  Whenever you have a special event, accomplishment or cause to celebrate, a meaningful memento is a necessity.  Sequential numbering creates an added value to the coins because it indicates a limited run.  If you want your employees, vendors, volunteers or students to feel proud of their accomplishment, you can do so by creating a highly collectible keepsake like a challenge coins.

Sequential numbering is one of the many ways you can set your awards apart from others.  The recipient of a coin knows that he or she is receiving a real honor when they look at their prized keepsake.  Unlike other gift items that are handed out to unlimited amounts of people, sequentially numbered coins are limited edition.  They are handed out to a very select few.  That’s what makes them so appealing.

Here are some other ways to set your order of custom coins apart:

  • 3D Images
  • Dual Plating
  • Cut Outs
  • Bottle Opener Mechanisms
  • Medallions

We also offer a variety of presentation options to fit your needs.  No ceremony or banquet is complete without velvet bags or acrylic coin capsules.  You can also go the extra mile by including custom cardstock with your coins.  This is another way for you to personalize your gift.

Get your challenge coins today.  Customize them with sequential numbering.  Visit to see the different options that exist.  We can help you design a coin that fits your needs and exceeds your expectations.  Call 1-800-252-0904 toll-free to request a free price quote.  You can send your design ideas to as well.  We can’t wait to get started on artwork for your sequentially numbered challenge coins.

Different Plating Color Options for Your Custom Challenge Coins

Monday, August 20th, 2012

When it comes to customizing challenge coins, you have numerous options.  One that you may not have thought of is different plating colors.  We offer a number of options to fit your needs.  A certain style and color of metal can enhance your challenge coin design’s appearance and make the coins even more appealing to the public.

High Polished Plating Options

The high polished options that we offer include:

  • High polished gold
  • High polished silver/nickel
  • High polished copper
  • High polished black nickel

Antique Metal Plating Options

Antique options include:

  • Antique gold
  • Antique silver
  • Antique copper
  • Antique brass

Other Metal Plating Options

Other options for you to choose from include:

  • Black metal

Consider how visually stunning your custom challenge coins will be when created in high polished, antique or black metal.  If you’re not sure which style best suits your order, feel free to ask us for suggestions because we know what looks great and grabs people’s attention.  We’ll be more than happy to assist you with customizing your challenge coins with different metal plating color options.

Plate your custom challenge coins in different colors of metal.  Visit today.  You can submit your request to or call 1-800-252-0904 toll-free.  We will send you a free price quote and full color digital proof featuring the artwork that we create for your custom challenge coin design.

Promote College Savings Month with Custom Challenge Coins

Friday, August 17th, 2012

September is College Savings Month.  What is your bank doing to prepare for this annual initiative?  Do you have giveaway items ordered yet?  If you don’t, might we suggest custom challenge coins?  Few promotional items carry the weight that custom challenge coins do.  The items are attractive, memorable, and versatile.  They can be used in a number of different ways with employees and customers.

For example, you can entice your tellers and bankers with custom challenge coin awards.  Say you set up a college savings account contest at your bank or financial institution.  Each person that surpasses their goal is rewarded with a unique and meaningful challenge coin that they can display at their window or desk.  This is a great way to boost morale in the workplace.

People will see the custom challenge coin awards and want to do what it takes to receive one of their own.  Customers will know that they are in good and capable hands when they see the teller or banker has earned an award for their exceptional service.  This helps build trust in your financial institutions and helps set you apart from other banks and credit unions in your area.

Ask your representative for suggestions on making your challenge coins stand out.  We can offer a number of different options.  Add-ons enhance the appearance of the artwork and text on your custom challenge coins.  Things like 3D images, decorative edges, and cut outs make a real difference in setting your coins apart.

Encourage parents to save for their children’s college expenses with custom challenge coins.  We can help.  Visit Challenge Coins Plus today by going to  You can also email your request to or call 1-800-252-0904 toll-free.  We will honor your request by providing you with a free price quote and full color digital proof.  This will allow you to see what your custom College Savings Month challenge coins will look like before they are manufactured.

Start a Collection of Mesa, Arizona Challenge Coins Today

Thursday, August 9th, 2012

Mesa is the third largest city in Arizona and it has tons to offer locals and visitors alike.  If you’re planning to visit the state this year, you’ll want to add Mesa to your list of destinations.  The beautiful city has a rich and colorful history involving Indians, Spaniards, American explorers, and Mormon migrations.   Mesa is the Spanish word for “table top”.  The city was named this because of its flat-topped, raised scenery.

Mesa offers the following attractions for visitors to see and experience:

  • Mesa Arts Center
  • Broadway Palm Dinner Theater
  • Saquaro Lake Trail Rides
  • Mesa Golfland SunSplash
  • Arizona Museum for Youth
  • Arizona Museum of Natural History

Mesa themed challenge coins can be found throughout the city.  Storefronts and gift shops sell the highly collectible mementos in a variety of sizes, shapes, styles, and colors.  It isn’t unusual to see challenge coin medallion key chains and bottle openers in souvenir shops throughout Arizona.  In fact, you’ll probably find several different coins that you want to take home with you.  Because they’re durable and individually packaged, challenge coin make great gifts to hand out to your friends, family members, and co-workers.

Start collecting Mesa, Arizona challenge coins today.  Pick up a few custom coins each visit.  You can even create your own featuring your favorite landmarks and attractions.  Visit for more information.  Submit your ideas and request to

You can also reach a representative by phone by calling 1-800-252-0904 toll-free.  We will honor your request by sending you a complimentary price quote along with a free full color digital proof.  We even pay the cost of shipping your order of custom challenge coins to you.  This is how we thank you for choosing us as your number one custom challenge coin company.

Adding Custom Card Stock to Your Challenge Coin Packaging

Tuesday, August 7th, 2012

When it comes to presenting your custom challenge coin to its recipient few items impress the way that custom card stock do.  Imprinted with a unique message, this optional presentation item is classy and unforgettable.  That’s why so many customers opt to order custom card stock with the challenge coins that they have created.  Versatile and meaningful, the message on a piece of custom card stock can be inspirational, sales driven or informational.  The choice is yours!

Card stock can be customized in the following ways:

  • For Advertising Purposes.  Promote your business as well as its product and services to others.  Relay your mission statement or company history to your customers.  Explain what makes you unique.  Invite others to visit your website by including its URL in the text printed on your custom card stock.
  • As an Announcement.  Let others know your plans for the future.  Promote that special event or upcoming promotion.  Announce your intent to fundraise.
  • To Name the Sponsor of the Event Being Held.  Identify yourself and others as sponsors of an event.  Gain the recognition that you deserve.  Help others recognize your business or organization in your community.

Don’t forget custom card stock when you order your challenge coins.  Let your Challenge Coins Plus representative know that it is something you want added to your free price quote when you call or email to inquire about our services.  Visit for more information.  You can also reach us by emailing or calling 1-800-252-0904.  We will honor your request by creating custom card stock for your challenge coins that grabs people’s attention.