September 11 commemorative coins

September 11 commemorative coins

<< >>
Usage conditions apply
The U.S. military has a long tradition of creating special coins and medallions to recognize special service, give away to visiting dignitaries, or honor other contributions. For the October 11, 2001, memorial event at the Pentagon, the Secretary of Defense commissioned C. Forbes, Inc., to design and produce these commemorative medallions and pins to honor those lost and injured in the September 11 attack on the Pentagon.
Currently not on view
Object Name
Lapel Pin
Date made
C. Forbes, Inc.
United States: Virginia, Pentagon
overall: 1/2 in x 1 in; x 1.27 cm x 2.54 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of Chip Forbes
September 11 Terrorist Attacks
September 11th Attacks
Attack on the Pentagon
See more items in
Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, 9/11
September 11
Data Source
National Museum of American History
Nominate this object for photography.   

Our collection database is a work in progress. We may update this record based on further research and review. Learn more about our approach to sharing our collection online.

If you would like to know how you can use content on this page, see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use. If you need to request an image for publication or other use, please visit Rights and Reproductions.


Add a comment about this object