Custom Hard Enamel Coins
Custom Hard Enamel Coins
Hard enamel coins are desirable for their smooth finish and professional look.
Custom hard enamel coins are the second most popular style of custom challenge coin, after Custom Soft Enamel Coins. The differences are outlined in greater detail here. Hard enamel coins are desirable for their smooth finish and professional look. If you are looking for custom challenge coins with no minimum order this is a great option as you can order a sample (1) before placing a full order. These are custom metal coins as the base metal is iron and the color comes from the enamel that is filled in after the custom mold has been stamped. You can customize a coin in a with a variety of plating options and a virtually unlimited color palette. Customizing challenge coins is easier than ever. Just submit your design during checkout or email us your artwork. Our team of experienced artist will help create a custom challenge coin for you that exceeds your expectations.
- Minimum Order Quantity - 25 units per design.
- Material - Iron or zinc alloy depending on the shape.
- Enamel Colors - Up to 8 colors included, no set up charges.
- Extras - Add backer cards, laser engraving or custom back stamps on the cart page.
- File Type - Vector preferred but all formats are accepted.
- Plating Options - Included in the unit prices.
- Enamel Color Matching - Full color guide available here.
- Average Production Time - 2-3 weeks after proof approval.
- Average Transit Time - 3-5 business days.
- Rush Options - If you have a firm event date, we'd recommend our USA Rush Printed Coins. Email email@example.com if you want more information.
Upload your artwork
and leave the rest to us.
Submit an order
Great! You have chosen a custom product, uploaded your design and submitted online.
Approve the proof
After we receive your order, we’ll send you unlimited proofs via email and wait for your approval.
Receive your product
Once you have approved your proof your part is done! We’ll ship it quickly to your door.
Why Choose Custom Hard Enamel Coins?
Hard enamel challenge coins don't work for every design, but when it's applicable, the result is a gorgeous final product. Since the metal is polished after the color is applied, some designs with too much detail aren't a great fit for hard enamel. The really small details end up getting polished away, making text hard to read or design components difficult to recognize. If you're dead-set on a hard enamel coin, our expert design team can help rework the art to get it ready for a hard enamel process. Hard enamel challenge coins have a few extra steps compared to soft enamel challenge coins so allocate a few extra days on production.
Frequently asked questions
Yes, we can take any design or logo you have and create custom soft enamel coins with it. We are experts at translating any artwork to custom product specs. You will receive unlimited proofs/edits after you order and before production starts.
We accept all standard artwork formats. Send us your artwork and we'll provide an online proof. You can request changes to your proof and we will make them for free until you approve a final layout. While we accept all standard artwork formats, we recommend uploading vector artwork when possible (i.e. AI files or EPS files).
Yes we can make basic artwork changes such as adding or deleting text, creating a cut-to-shape outline, removing backgrounds and changing colors. We are not equipped to create your logo or design from scratch. If you are in need of full design services we recommend either attaching images that serve as a starting point or using out creative partner, 99designs.
These coins are made of iron alloy and are extremely durable. Soft Enamel refers to the raised metal and recessed grooves. The coins will not be soft or bendable.
The default thickness and pricing is for 3mm. If you need something else please contact us for a custom quote.
Yes the coins can be the same design on both sides or they can be different designs on each side. The price on the page will apply either way. The pricing is inclusive of double-sided designs. There is no discount for single-sided coins.
The coins are individually packaged in clear PVC pouches.
Yes you may. Hoever, we would strongly discourage this as the packaging helps protect the coins during transit. If you opt for no packaging you also accept the risk that the coins may arrive damaged.
Yes, we also offer velvet hinged boxes. You may add these to your order on the cart page at extra cost.
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