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What Are The AA Chips or Medallion Milestones?

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What Are The AA Chips or Medallion Milestones?

First AA ( Alcoholics Anonymous ) does not formally say anything about chips or medallions or the milestones for which they are given.  AA does not have in their program or official texts any guidance on medallions or the giving of chips.  Instead you could consider this a cultural "norm" that each group or members decide for themselves.  Some groups do not give chips at all.  Some of them give coins for 1 3 6 9 then 1 Year and then 18 Month and then each year after starting with 2 years.  Some groups may give medallions for each month...

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What Are AA Chips Made Of? Aluminum? Bronze? Brass? Gold Plated Sobriety Medallions?

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What Are AA Chips Made Of? Aluminum? Bronze? Brass? Gold Plated Sobriety Medallions?

AA Chips come in many forms and options.  Generally the metal content for sobriety coins falls into two types.  Aluminum AA Medallions are light weight and come in various colors.  They are the most inexpensive AA Chips on the market.  Often they are sold in packs of 6 or 12 containing Month 1 2 3 6 9 or Months 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 and 11.  24 Hours Aluminum Medallions are also quite common as a gift for new members to AA.  The Aluminum AA Chips are always used to recognize the early months of...

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