Wind Lake Fire Department

Wind Lake Fire Department

These were designed for the Wind Lake Volunteer Fire Company, Inc., which provides invaluable services, through teamwork and dedication to excellence, including fire protection, emergency medical care, and education.

“I received both shipments of challenge coins. Thank you very much for a job very well done, they are AWESOME. I’ve had a lot of compliments on them already.”

Northwest Territorial Mint: Insights & Ideas
Founder Coin
Hot Topic: Honoring the Founder

Often an organization will want to honor its founder by including his or her likeness on a coin. For such a coin to be genuinely successful, the likeness must be true. Getting that result on a coin requires the highest level of skill and craftsmanship in coin creation. Northwest Territorial Mint is proud to be able to work with the finest artisans available to achieve such results.

Northwest Territorial Mint Newsletter Signup

Sign up today for minting new, ideas, and case studies highlighting how custom minting can help your business or organization.

Northwest Territorial Mint: In The News

First Steam-Powered Coin Press

Northwest Territorial Mint: Did You Know?Devised and built in France in 1833, the first steam-powered coin press was operated at the U.S. Mint in Philadelphia on March 22, 1836. It quickly replaced the screw press in striking all copper coins and was gradually used to mint half dollars as well. In his report to President Andrew Jackson the following year, the Mint's Director, Robert Maskell Patterson, wrote: "As [other steam presses] are completed, the coining by human labor could be abandoned, and the work that can be executed. in the Mint will be greatly increased."