NOAA is the world’s leading publisher of original content on the Internet. Not collected from others, but direct publishing. Every day, NOAA instruments, programs, projects and people push a steady stream of environmental, technical and scientific information out to the U.S. public. These commemorative coins were issued to honor NOAA’s history; the patch is just a patch.
Cloth patch showing the NOAA logo. Few people know NOAA is part of the Department of Commerce.
Front of the NOAA coin struck for the 200th anniversary of the founding of the oldest part of NOAA.
Back of the coin showing some of the many scientific and technical activities NOAA pursues.
Front of NOAA coin showing the logo in two shades of blue, the stylized gull, and text around the edge.
Back of NOAA coin honoring National Ocean Service,