US Marine Corps Tun Tavern Alumni (Bottle-Opener) Challenge Coin
Tun Tavern, Philadelphia, is the birthplace of the United States Marine Corps! This was a very popular bar during colonial days. It was frequented by people like George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and Benjamin Franklin. The tavern itself was established as early during 1685. Today it
On November 10th, 1775, Continental Congress saw fit to raise two battalions of Marines. The search was on for recruits. Tun Tavern was a natural selection. With the promise of a cold beer and adventure, many citizens signed up to become one of the few! The new recruits were placed under the charge of Captain Samuel Nicholas. Furthermore, he was our first US Marine Corps Commandant!
Devil Dog Shirts is proud to unveil the US Marine Corps Tun Tavern Alumni (Bottle-Opener) Challenge Coin to honor the birth of the greatest warriors on earth! It was in Tun Tavern, November 10th 1775, that the very first Marines banded together to defend our country! Semper Fidelis!
Devil Dog Shirts has the Courage to be Honorable and Committed to our fellow Marines. We strive to perpetuate the Warrior Ethos in our Corps by creating the best gear a gun-slinger can wear! All of our apperal is made right here in the United States of America! Semper Fi!
The original US Marine Corps Tun Tavern Alumni (Bottle-Opener) Challenge Coin™.
Deep 3d relief with metallic accents, blue, red and full coloring rendering.
2 inch coin (4mm thickness)
Built-in bottle opener.
Highly detailed relief with antique silver and gold accents inlayed.
Coins sold individually.