Custom Soft Enamel Coin

Custom soft enamel coins combine the time-honored tradition of challenge coins with the vibrant and textured appearance of soft enamel. These unique coins are crafted using a stamping process to create raised metal outlines, which are then filled with soft enamel colors, resulting in a visually appealing and tactile finish. The soft enamel allows for rich and vivid colors, giving depth and dimension to the coin’s design.

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Here is a step-by-step buying guide of ordering your custom Soft 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 soft 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 3D challenge coins, hard enamel coins.

  • Delivery:

    Once the production is complete, the custom soft 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 Importance Of Custom Soft Enamel 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.

The main difference between soft enamel challenge coins and hard enamel coins is that the former has raised metal edges that provide a certain texture and offer more design flexibility. On the other hand, hard enamel pins are shiny and smooth, take longer to be manufactured, and are durable

The Production Process Of Soft Enamel Coins

Once the coins plating is good to go, there are three steps to complete a soft enamel challenge coins

Dying or electroplating the plating

It is a process of putting an outer layer of any metal like silver or gold to the base of the coin that is in zin or an iron alloy. The plating process also can be done by any colour dying at this stage.


The next step involves putting the liquefied colour in the cavity of the enamel of a metal base. Enamel cavities in soft enamel challenge coins are only partially filled. That is why you can feel and notice the raised edges of soft enamel coins.

Baking process

The pin finally faces the baking process to set the enamel in place.

Minimum Quantity for Order and Size

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

Material Of Soft Enamel Challenge Coins

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

Border Of Soft 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 Soft 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

Clients Testimonials


Soft enamel coins are created through a stamping process where a metal mold is used to stamp the design onto a metal sheet. The recessed areas are then filled with soft enamel colors and baked to create a durable finish.

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

Soft enamel coins have raised metal outlines with recessed areas filled with enamel colors, resulting in a textured finish. Hard enamel coins have a smooth, polished surface with the enamel colors at the same level as the metal outlines.

Yes, soft enamel coins are highly collectible, especially among coin enthusiasts, military personnel, and law enforcement agencies.

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

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

Yes, soft enamel coins can be used as promotional items or fundraising tokens due to their vibrant colors and cost-effectiveness for bulk orders.

Production times for soft enamel coins vary based on design complexity and order quantity.

Absolutely! Soft enamel coins are commonly used to recognize employee achievements, commemorate service milestones, or celebrate special occasions within organizations.

Soft enamel coins may be less suitable for prolonged exposure to harsh outdoor conditions, as the enamel colors may be susceptible to fading or damage over time.

While soft enamel coins do not typically have epoxy coating, some manufacturers may offer this option for added protection and a glossy finish.

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