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

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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**

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