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BB-62 “The Black Dragon” Challenge Coin


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“The Black Dragon” challenge coin commemorates the 75th anniversary of USS New Jersey’s 1st Commission on May 23, 1943. One side of the coin depicts USS New Jersey (BB-62) firing her 16″ guns.  The reverse side references her nickname acquired during World War II, “The Black Dragon.”  She is said to have looked like a fire-breathing black dragon when firing her guns at night.

The coin is 1 3/4″ in diameter and is done in an Antique Silver finish with enameling.  A display box is included.  Made in the USA