Custom Hard Enamel Coin

Hard enamel coins are exquisite and highly sought-after custom-made coins known for their durable and polished finish. These coins are crafted using a labor-intensive process where the enamel colors are meticulously added to the recessed areas of the metal design, creating a smooth and even surface. The colors are then fired at high temperatures, resulting in a hard enamel surface that is polished to a brilliant shine.

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Here is a step-by-step buying guide of ordering your custom Hard Enamel Coins


Click on Get A Quote which you can find on the top of right hand side. Fill in the required fields, including your contact details, shipping address, and any specific details.


Browse through the available products to find the specific custom hard enamel coins that meet your requirements. Select the desired size, shape, and any other customization options.


Pay attention to the product description, which usually includes important information such as the minimum order quantity, turnaround time (the time it takes to produce the patches), and delivery time (the estimated time for the patches to reach you).


Select the size, thread color, shape, material and backing option of the product you want to order and also select the quantity of product you want also the type of delivery you want and click on ‘next’. Enter the date by which you want the product and sampling method you prefer. If you have any extra instruction add them as well along with artwork you already have with you. Then enter ‘Request Quote Form’.


After submitting the “Get a Quote” form, you will receive a quotation from us. The quotation will outline the cost per patch, any additional fees (such as setup or shipping charges), and the total cost. Review the quotation carefully and if you’re satisfied, accept it to proceed with the order.

  • Sampling:

    Depending on the complexity of your design or the quantity ordered, we may provide a physical sample for your approval before proceeding with full production. Take the time to carefully examine the sample, ensuring it meets your expectations in terms of design, color, and quality. Provide your approval or request revisions if necessary.

  • Invoice and payment:

    Once the quotation is accepted or the sampling is approved, we will generate an invoice for the total amount due. Review the invoice and follow the provided payment instructions to complete the payment process. Accepted payment methods usually include credit cards, bank transfers, or online payment platforms. This steps is same for 3D challenge coins and die struck challenge coins

  • Production process:

    After receiving payment, we will initiate the production process. This includes setting up the loom, selecting the thread colors, and weaving the patches according to your approved design. The production time will depend on factors such as the quantity ordered and our production schedule. This step is the same for soft enamel coins, soft enamel coins.

  • Delivery:

    Once the production is complete, the custom hard enamel coins will be carefully packaged and shipped to your specified address. You will receive a confirmation of the shipment along with tracking details to monitor the progress of your order. Delivery times may vary depending on your location and the chosen shipping method

The Significance Of Custom Hard Enamel Challenge Coin

In general, custom challenge coins are a symbol of commemoration and a sign of comradeship among military members and other law enforcement services. These challenge coins are now serving as a bridge between brands and their customers.
A Hard enamel challenge coin has a luxurious and more refined feel to it. These coins are created by stamping the design on the coin. It does not have raised edges; instead, it has a soft feel because they are polished to give them a unique sheen.

  • Hard enamel custom challenge coins are the most famous type or style of challenge coins.
  • Hard enamel coins are the second-best type of coins after soft enamel coins.
  • These coins have a smooth and desirable finish.
  • The beautiful finish of these coins gives an ideal professional look to the coin.
  • The coins are made in both iron and metal substances.
  • There is a huge range of colours to select for hard enamel challenge coins.
  • The colours for these coins come from an unlimited palette of vivid colours.
  • There is numerous plating option for these type of custom coins.
  • They are very easy to customize.
  • They are great for branding and advertising your brand.
  • Hard enamel coins are great for organizations and businesses where professionalism is essential.
  • They are ideally used as logo coins because they have an expensive look that goes incredibly with professional settings.
  • Hard enamel coins are a good choice for the promotion of brands.
  • Hard enamel coins are expensive.
  • These coins only work with a limited number of colours
  • Hard enamel coins have fewer plating options.
  • Hard enamel challenge coins take has a longer manufacturing process

How Are They Made?

These coins are thoroughly metal-made, and iron is the primary metal in their manufacturing. The reason for their durability and sturdiness is metal. The best feature of enamel coins varies in shape and size. That is why the enamel coins are made from moulded molten metal.

The use of molten metal allows the creation of hard enamel coins in any shape or size. After they are cooled down, they are filed or hammered into the desired finish and shape.

Minimum Quantity for Order and Size

At Austin Trim, the minimum order is around 50 challenge coins and the maximum is 5000 or more. The hard enamel challenge coins are created in various sizes as well. There is multiple size option available at Austin Trim including 1.5, 1.75, 2, 2.25, 2.5, 2.75 and 3 inches.

Material of Hard Enamel Challenge Coins

The material for custom hard enamel coin is iron and metal. They create an eye-catching and durable look of the challenge coins. Metal makes the coin more regal, smooth and strong. There is no chance of damage to the coin.

Border of hard enamel custom coins

At Austin Trim we make the challenge coins in various designs of edges and borders that are Standard flat border, Rope cut border, Reeded edge, Text on cut, Spur Cut Border, Oblique Cut border, Wave cut border, and Petal cut border.

Colors for hard enamel custom coins

We offer Shiny gold, Shiny silver, Antique silver, Antique gold, Shiny nickel, Shiny gunmetal, Antique nickel, Antique Brass, Satin Nickel, Satin Gold, Shiny Brass, Satin Silver, Antique Copper, Black Paint, Satin Brass, Shiny Copper, Brushed Brass, Shiny Rose gold, and Satin Copper.

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Hard enamel coins have a smooth surface with enamel colors at the same level as the metal outlines, while soft enamel coins have a textured finish with enamel colors slightly lower than the metal outlines.

Yes, the firing process during manufacturing makes hard enamel coins more durable and resistant to scratches and fading compared to soft enamel or other types of coins.

Yes, hard enamel coins can be fully customized with various colors, designs, and finishes to suit your specific requirements or commemorate special events.

Hard enamel coins come in various sizes, but the standard diameter is often between 1.5 inches to 2 inches.

Yes, the durability of hard enamel coins makes them suitable for outdoor use, as they can withstand exposure to the elements without fading or damage.

Yes, hard enamel coins can incorporate 3D elements or cutouts, adding depth and visual interest to the design.

The production time for hard enamel coins can vary based on design complexity and order quantity.

Yes, hard enamel coins are highly collectible due to their exquisite appearance and lasting beauty, appealing to coin enthusiasts and collectors.

Absolutely! Hard enamel coins are a premium choice for corporate gifts, employee recognition awards, and promotional items due to their elegant and lasting appeal.

Yes, some manufacturers offer flexibility in minimum order quantities, allowing customers to order hard enamel coins in smaller batches.

While hard enamel coins already have a durable finish, some manufacturers may offer epoxy coating options for added protection and a glossy finish.

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