Introducing the James Bond Goldfinger 1/2 oz Silver Proof Coin by The Perth Mint.
The third in a series of 25 Bond coins, thisofficially licensed product celebrates Goldfinger, the 1964 blockbuster from the most successful film franchise of all time. Each coin in the Perth Mint’s James Bond official 25-coin collection has a fully coloured design and celebrates a particular movie. These unique James Bond collectibles depict images from the original posters and are struck by The Perth Mint from 1/2oz of 99.99% pure silver. Issued as Tuvalu legal tender, the coins have a maximum mintage of 12,007 each.
Backstory. In the third film in the series, James Bond is assigned to investigate one of the wealthiest men in the world, Auric Goldfinger, who is suspected of smuggling England’s gold reserves. Interestingly, this was the first film to feature the iconic DB5 - Aston Martin loaned the filmmakers the first ever development prototype of the DB5, which they subsequently modified with a host of gadgets.
Details. The coin’s design features Bond and Pussy Galore set against the iconic gold painted hand that was featured in the movie poster artwork – all in colour. The other side bears the Ian-Rank Broadley portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the 2021 year date, weight and purity, and monetary denomination. Each coin is presented in a 007 acrylic display case within a Goldfinger box, accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity featuring poster artwork.
The makers. The Perth Mint is official mint of Australia and is wholly owned by the Government of Western Australia. The mint manufactures and distributes platinum, silver and gold coins for collectors and customers worldwide.
Each coin in The Perth Mint’s James Bond Official 25-Coin Collection is an essential item of memorabilia for fans of the daring and charismatic Secret Service agent known as 007. With a coloured design, each limited mintage release celebrates one of Bond’s blockbuster movies beginning with the 1962 movie Dr. No and 1963 movie From Russia With Love.
Depicting images from the original movie posters, each coin is superbly struck by The Perth Mint from 1/2oz of 99.99% pure silver. Issued as Tuvalu legal tender, the coins have a maximum mintage of 12,007 each.
The face of each coin depicts colour washed elements from the film’s official movie poster. Designs also include the iconic gun barrel graphic from the franchise’s signature opening sequence, the famous 007 gun logo and the official movie logo.
The obverse of each coin bears the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, as well as the coin’s weight, purity, monetary denomination and 2021 year-date.
Each coin is presented in a 007 branded case inside a themed shipper and accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity.