CCAC Releases Armed Forces Marine Corps Silver Medal Candidates

Armed Forces Silver Medal - Marine Corps (Images Courtesy of CCAC)

The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) has released candidate images for the 2021 Armed Forces Silver Medal honoring the United States Marine Corps. Founded in 1775, The United States Marines are responsible for expeditionary and amphibious operations with the United States Navy. Since 1834, the Marine Corps has been a component of the Navy. The United States Marine Corps traces its roots to the Continental Marines of the American Revolutionary War, formed by Captain Samuel Nicholas by a resolution of …

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