The highly skilled members of the Coast Guard's Tactical Law Enforcement Teams are trained to conduct boarding of vessels at sea as part of law enforcement operations.
Performing a full range of law enforcement operations, from drug interdiction to the investigation of fisheries violations, these courageous individuals enable the Coast Guard to complete one of its major missions. Demonstrating sharp decision-making capabilities and an instinct for bold action, the men and women who serve the Coast Guard's Tactical Law Enforcement Teams are renowned for their ability to execute under pressure and always get the job done.
This coin salutes all those brave individuals who contribute to the success of the Coast Guard's mission as members of Tactical Law Enforcement Teams. Featured on the obverse is a detailed rendering of the insignia worn by these individuals. Depicted on the reverse is the tri-color racing stripe found on all Coast Guard aircraft and vessels. Embedded in the design is the official Coast Guard emblem, featuring a disk inscribed with the service's founding date and the shield of the Coat of Arms of the United States, superimposed against a pair of crossed anchors.
Struck in a nickel alloy and gently brushed with an antique bronze finish, this coin is accented with crisp enamel highlights. Each coin comes packaged with a descriptive header card that underscores the unique contributions of Coast Guard Tactical Law Enforcement personnel.