EMTs are known for their skill under pressure and their passion for saving lives. Prepared by extensive training and driven by a deep desire to help those most in need, these talented and dedicated individuals always rise to the occasion to get the job done. Their professionalism and desire to achieve excellence in the face of daunting challenges inspires not only the people they help, but all those who witness their work. In communities across America, these individuals complete their assigned mission with great skill and compassion.
Minted in solid bronze, with an antique patina, this coin pays tribute to the courageous emergency medical technicians who put their lives on the line to safeguard us all. The obverse depicts the Star of Life, the symbol denoting and honoring all emergency services personnel, with the words �EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN� surrounding it, accented by vivid blue enamel. The reverse contains the Maltese Cross logo of the IAFF. Worn by the Knights of St. John, the legendary warriors of the Crusades, the Maltese Cross has been worn as a badge of honor by firefighters for centuries.