The presidential coin gets a makeover.
— Washington Post (@washingtonpost) December 22, 2017
A few morals specialists scrutinized the exceptional choice to incorporate a crusade trademark on the coins, which are frequently given to individuals from the military, the daily paper announced.
“For the president to give a political token with a crusade motto on it to military officers would damage the critical guideline of isolating the military from governmental issues, and also reducing the custom of the coin,” Trevor Potter, a Republican and previous executive of the Federal Election Commission, told the Post.
Notwithstanding his mark, Trump’s name seems three times on the coin, which is almost twice as thick as its forerunners, while the customary curbed silver and copper shading is supplanted with gold, the report said.
Test coins began from military doodads bearing division emblem and displayed by officers to troops for model administration, the Post revealed.
“It’s not about him. It’s about the individual whose hand he is shaking,” Mattis’ representative told the Post.
White House authorities declined to state how much the coins cost or who composed them, as indicated by the report.