Skip to Content

Category Archives: Challenge Coins 101

Challenge Coins 101: Your Art Proof

Written on February 3, 2020 at 8:39 pm, by

One of the best features of partnering with AllAboutChallengeCoins is having our team create high-quality artwork of your custom coin designs at no cost. Simply send the design details of a coin with your initial inquiry and our team turns over a high-quality render of your idea as a coin. Combine free artwork with unlimited […]

Ordering Custom Challenge Coins on a Budget

Written on January 10, 2020 at 8:29 pm, by

When it comes to ordering custom challenge coins on a budget, we offer a ton of tools to help manage and track your order’s final price. However, from budget-friendly designs to long-term cost cuts, there are tips and manufacturing options you can use to create stellar coin designs while saving on your final order. In […]

Optimizing Design For 3D Challenge Coins

Written on November 11, 2019 at 5:52 pm, by

Casting a challenge coin using a custom 3D mold is one of the best ways to add depth and fidelity to a challenge coin. But designing a 3D challenge coin isn’t as straightforward as swapping colors or changing coin size. From the use of colors to recommended sizing, the extra detail and depth of 3D […]

10 Tips For Making Great Custom Challenge Coins

Written on October 1, 2019 at 8:21 pm, by

Designing a custom challenge coin sounds simple enough right? You’d be surprised. There’s more to challenge coin design than slapping a logo on and calling it a day. From plating, size, shape, and more, the choices can be daunting. Whether you’re designing your first challenge coin ever or this is just the latest in your organization’s […]

Designing Custom Bottle Opener Coins

Written on September 12, 2019 at 9:21 pm, by

From the military, police, firefighters, and more, the ability to crack open a cold one with your organization’s custom coin has an undeniable charm. But adding a bottle opener to your challenge coin isn’t as simple as swapping out colors or changing your plating choice. Whether cutting out your coin or shaping the edge into […]

Custom Coin Design: 4 Details to Check Before Production

Written on July 3, 2019 at 6:34 pm, by

Whether it’s your first order or your latest order, the list of details and options going into your custom challenge coin design can be daunting. From the right colors to the right spelling keeping an eye on those details can save you both time and money. Make sure to double-check these four details before finalizing […]

Challenge Coins 101: Custom Coin Size

Written on May 21, 2019 at 2:17 pm, by

Best size for a custom challenge coin? Whatever size you want. AllAboutChallengeCoins can make your order as small as a quarter or as big as a dinner platter if you ask. However, that doesn’t mean you should make a decision about your custom coin size lightly. The coin size is a critical part of the […]

Custom Coin Plating and Color Combinations That Work

Written on May 7, 2019 at 8:51 pm, by

Feeling indecisive about a color and plating combo for your custom coin? Or maybe you need help matching a coin plating to your organization’s color scheme? Custom challenge coin design is all about making choices fitting you and your organization. But we get it, the sheer number of color and plating combinations can be overwhelming. […]

Challenge Coins 101: High-Polish vs. Antique Coin Finishes

Written on April 24, 2019 at 8:54 pm, by

In one of our last Challenge Coins 101 we explored how your challenge coin’s metal plating makes a big impact on your coin’s look and feel. But before you sign off on your coin’s metal, you need to make sure it has the right finish.  Today, we’re taking a closer look at how metallic finish mixes […]

Challenge Coins 101: 2D vs 3D Coins

Written on March 19, 2019 at 8:50 pm, by

What’s the difference between 2D or 3D coins? When should you order a 2D coin versus a 3D coin? The topic isn’t exactly common knowledge, we know and that’s why this week’s Challenge Coins 101 will explain the differences and get you up to speed on the best designs for each. The Differences Between 2D […]