Vought F-8 Crusader USA Cold War Combatants Challenge Coin with its sleek lines made this an effective combat air superiority jet of the United States. This brand new Cold War Combatants Challenge Coin comes off the chain in design and quality. As part of our Cold War Combatants Challenge Coin series this makes an amazing part of your military coin collection. The fierce and very fast F-8 Crusader was capable of speeds up to 1227 mph and was armed with 4 20mm cannons. She was coined as “Last of the Gunfighters”. The Crusader made Mach 1.8 and was largely used during the Vietnam War. She was a single-engine, supersonic carrier based air superiority jet aircraft. She was a prominent interceptor for her years of service from 1957-1976 is displayed along with the USA flag, dates of service. Green wreaths stand on each side marking the Cold War. One coin of many in this collectible series of military coins with each displaying a different machine of war.
Vought F-8 Crusader USA Cold War Combatants Challenge Coin Product Details
- Highly detailed 3D Coin
- Antique Gold and Antique Silver Plating
- Hand Painted Color Accents
- 4 mm thickness
- 2″ Size
Our F-8 Crusader USA Cold War Combatants Challenge Coin side features the detailed American Bald Eagle with colorful red white and blue USA flag behind it while opposite with the Russian Bear and the Soviet Union flag with its Hammer, Sickle and red star. These competing Cold War Nations with the USA and its NATO allies and Soviet Russia with its Warsaw Pact is the force behind the production of each of these Cold War Combatants Challenge Coins. The words Cold War Combatants are prominently displayed along with the Cold War years of 1947 to 1991 colorfully represented. An olive branch wreath symbolizes the triumph of the end of the Cold War and forms a semi-circular border and completes the coins presentation.