Photo credit: Michael Hnatov
Accession Number: C.2019.34.2
Dimensions: 0.375 in X 1.75 in
Dimensions (Metric): 0.9525 cm X 4.445 cm
Credit Line: Gift of Joseph Ferramosca, Captain, New York City Correction Department
Commemorative challenge coin featuring the New York City skyline with the Twin Towers draped in American flags. “9-11-01” is engraved at the bottom of the image. Circling the coin is raised text: “NEVER FORGET | THE PENTAGON | WORLD TRADE CENTER | SHANKSVILLE, PA.” The back of the coin includes an engraving of the Correction Captains’ Association badge in golden lettering, with surrounding text that reads: “CORRECTION CAPTAINS’ ASSOCIATION | CITY OF NEW YORK.”
These 10th anniversary commemorative challenge coins were created by the Correction Captains’ Association (CCA) to recognize the contributions of the New York City Department of Corrections (DOC) on September 11, 2001 and throughout the recovery period at Ground Zero.