Coins used to honor those who made ultimate sacrifice serving our country

This Memorial Day weekend we will remember those who served our country and made the ultimate sacrifice.

That may involve a trip to the cemetery.

Have you ever noticed coins on a tombstone? There's meaning behind each one. It is to show respect for those who sacrificed for our country.

FOX 8 News photojournalist Ali Ghanbari talked to a Vietnam War veteran to help us understand.

**Click here for a list of ceremonies honoring those who gave the ultimate sacrifice**