Material: Brass with Enamel
Size: 1 3/4 inch (44mm) Round
This coin salutes the brave men and women of MNF-I, who serve as the tip of the spear in America's global war on terrorism. The obverse design replicates the MNF-I patch, consisting of a winged-bull, crossed scimitars, palm fronds, and a seven-pointed star overhead. The winged bull is drawn from Assyrian mythology and recalls Iraq's glorious past; the scimitars represent strength and protection while the palm fronds below symbolize prosperity. The star represents the seven major ethnic groups of Iraq and the promise of unity in the future.
The reverse features an outline of Iraqi designed to resemble the Iraqi national flag and bears the phrase "United Commitment," symbolic of the shared mission of Iraqi and allied forces. Struck in a brass alloy and brushed with an antique bronze finish, this unique crest-shaped coin is imbued with enamel accents on both sides.