Why add this 2017 The Empire Strikes Back Poster 40th Anniversary Colorized Silver Proof to your collection?
The silver proof series of coins celebrating the movie posters of the original Star Wars trilogy has returned with its second issue. Produced by the New Zealand Mint, this The Empire Strikes Back colorized proof is rectangular in shape, measuring 53 mm x 36 mm, struck for the nation of Niue from 1 Troy oz. of .999 fine silver with a 10,000 coin limited mintage.
Dramatic Empire Strikes Back imagery
A replica image of the 1980 theatrical release poster for The Empire Strikes Back appears on the reverse, featuring a collage of scenes and characters from the movie. The design includes the movie title logo, along with the Lucasfilm Ltd. trademark and "1 OZ 999 FINE SILVER" inscribed below.
The obverse depicts the sculpted image of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, created by Ian Rank-Broadley, accompanied by the inscriptions "ELIZABETH II," "NIUE," "2017" and "2 DOLLARS."
Proof 69 with Exclusive Star Wars Label
Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) received this 2017 Niue $2 Star Wars Posters 1 oz. Rectangle Colorized Silver Proof featuring "The Empire Strikes Back" for grading within the first thirty days of release, and determined it to be a virtually flawless Proof 69, as indicated on the Early Releases exclusive Star Wars grading label. Also designated Ultra Cameo (UC), the proof will exhibit extraordinarily textured and mirrored surfaces.
This sensational "The Empire Strikes Back" Posters of Star Wars Silver Proof will make an exciting addition to your collection!
|Year of Issue:||2017|
|Mint:||New Zealand Mint|
|Release Type:||Early Releases|
|Label/Signature:||Exclusive Star Wars Label|
|Display Weight:||1 oz|
|Weight in Grams:||31.1035 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||1 oz|
|Diameter:||53 x 36 mm|
|Obverse Design:||Queen Elizabeth II Portrait|
|Reverse Design:||The Empire Strikes Back 1980 Original Poster|
|Reverse Designer/Engraver:||Ian Rank-Broadley|