St. Florian is the Patron Saint of Firefighters and is proudly displayed on the front of the coin with the Hero’s Valor prayer of protection on the reverse side to encourage and protect your love one. The thin red line on the reverse side represents a line in the sand, the point of no return, once crossed, your safety is no longer guaranteed. This is the line firefighters cross on a regular basis, this is what makes them America’s Bravest! It also serves to memorialize fallen comrades and honor their sacrifice. This high quality coin has a durable finish and long-lasting enamel colors all come together to make a lasting gift or keepsake that can be passed on for generations as a family heirloom. Clear plastic, protective pouch is included to protect your investment as this coin protects your hometown hero. Each coin is approximately one quarter of an inch thick.