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Why does this 2018 Niue Star Wars Posters - A New Hope $2 Silver Mint 10 ER Foil Note belong in your collection?
The Star Wars franchise has become an iconic part of the culture, attracting millions of fans captivated by the fantastic tales of adventure set in the landscape of space. Because of this Niue, through the New Zealand Mint has released a new series celebrating these iconic films through designs of the original promotional posters for the films. This foil note features the heroic poster for Star Wars - a New Hope and is struck from 35 grams of .999 pure silver.
Featuring the original poster for Star Wars - A New Hope
Created by Ian Rank-Broadley, the obverse of this silver note features a portrait of Queen Elizabeth II.
The reverse is spanned by the original poster for the film; Star Wars - A New Hope. The poster focuses on Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia backed by the ominous Darth Vader.
Certified as Mint 10 ER
This foil note was graded as Mint 10 by the Certified Guaranty Company (CGC), this is the highest grade capable for a foil note to achieve and speaks of a well-centered design with no evidence of handling even at 5x magnification. The note was also designated Early Releases (ER) as it was received for grading within 30 days of release.
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This 2018 Niue Star Wars Posters - A New Hope Silver Foil Note 35 g Silver Colorized $2 Coin CGC GEM Mint 10 ER Star Wars Label is proudly minted by the New Zealand Mint. The New Zealand Mint, a private mint established in 1967, releases many licensed products, including Star Wars, Harry Potter, and DC themed coins.
|Year of Issue:||2018|
|Mint:||New Zealand Mint|
|Grade:||Gem Unc 70|
|Display Weight:||35 g|
|Weight in Grams:||35 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||1.1253 oz|
|Diameter:||175 x 262 mm|
|Obverse Design:||Queen Elizabeth II Portrait|
|Reverse Design:||A New Hope 1977 Original Poster|
|Reverse Designer/Engraver:||Ian Rank-Broadley|
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