2011 Star Wars - Complete 18 Coin Set - Official Silver Proof and Uncirculated Base Metal Coins - RARE
This set is an absolute must-have for any Star Wars fan who is a coin collector. It could also be a great gift for any hardcore Star Wars fan. This OGP is absolutely wonderful, and to some might be the main selling point! With only 7,500 of each of the proof coins minted, and 50,000 of the base metal versions, In the words of Jedi Master Yoda: "Try not! Do, or do not. There is no try."
This collection includes:
Dark Side Collection:
- Darth Vader
- Emperor Palpatine
- an Imperial Stormtrooper
- and an image of the Death Star under construction.
The New Zealand Mint has outdone themselves by placing their 4-coin Star Wars themed set inside an OGP box shaped like Darth Vader's helmet!
These 2011 dark side coins have a thickness of 3 mm and a diameter of 40 mm. They are actually legal tender of Niue, and have a denomination of $2. Only 7,500 of each of these coins were minted. One very cool feature of the OGP is that you can hear Darth Vader when opening the case!
Millennium Falcon Collection:
- Luke Skywalker & Princess Leia
- Obi-Wan Kenobi & Yoda
- R2-D2 & C-3PO
- Han Solo / Chewbacca.
These silver coins are packaged in the Millennium Falcon ship, representing the Rebel Alliance, have a thickness of 3 mm and a diameter of 40 mm. They are actually legal tender of Niue, and have a denomination of $2. Only 7,500 of each of these coins were minted.
Open the Millennium Falcon case and hear authentic movie sound effects of the ship's iconic "jump to light speed". The coins are encapsulated and kept safe in a black plush push in capsule holder.
Official Silver Plated 10 Coin Set - Limited to 50,000 Worldwide:
This set of ten base metal, silver plated coins represent the first wave of Star Wars legal tender coins released in 2011.
This set consists of:
- Luke Skywalker #328 of 50,000
- Princess Leia #241 of 50,000
- Han Solo #315 of 50,000
- Chewbacca #303 of 50,000
- R2-D2 #344 of 50,000
- C-3PO #317 of 50,000
- Yoda #468 of 50,000
- Obi-Wan Kenobi #232 of 50,000
- Darth Vader #102 of 50,000
- and Emperor Palpatine #263 50,000.
Each is encapsulated, carded and remains in its original shrink wrap.
Fetching in the vicinity of $100 each (plus international shipping and taxes) currently, this set is an absolute must-have for any Star Wars fan who is a coin collector.
The majority of these coins ended up in the United States, being released in August 2011 at the American Numismatics Association Show in Chicago and continue to command large premiums when available (Star Wars fans/collectors will be loathed to part with them).
Each Star Wars set comes with an individually numbered certificate of authenticity issued by New Zealand Mint
If you are a Star Wars fan and coin collector Down Under, save yourself the tax and hefty international shipping fees, and add this set to your collection now!