Challenge Coins

Many of you have seen the challenge coins we have available for sale here at Timpanogos Harley Davidson.

We often are questioned what they are all about.

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History of Challenge Coins:

Challenge Coins surfaced during the World War 1 era. The practice of carrying a coin designed specifically for a unit was popular with the Army Special Forces. Carrying a coin at all times and presenting it when “challenged” to prove affilitation with that unit resulted in a number of consequences for those who could not produce a coin; the most popular required the coinless soldier to buy everyone a round of drinks. That practice continues to be popular today.

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