James Bond Family Crest 60th Anniversary 1oz Gold Coin - By The Perth Mint
Shipping early September 2022.
Introducing the James Bond Family Crest 60th Anniversary 1oz Gold Coin By The Perth Mint. Struck by The Perth Mint from 1oz of 99.99% pure gold, the coin is issued as legal tender under the authority of the Government of Tuvalu. The Perth Mint will release no more than 150 of the coin, from a maximum mintage of 2,500.
Backstory. In 1969's On Her Majesty's Secret Service, Bond is shown the heraldic design at the College of Arms in London where genealogist Sir Hilary Bray describes it as “argent on a chevron sable... three bezants”, adding “good motto, eh? The world is not enough.”
Details. The coin’s reverse portrays the Bond Family Crest with the motto in Latin - ‘ORBIS NON SUFFICIT’. Highlighting the anniversary, the shield is augmented with the number ‘60’. Also included in the design is the inscription ‘SIXTY YEARS OF JAMES BOND’ and the iconic 007 gun logo. The obverse of the coin bears the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, as well as the coin’s weight, purity, monetary denomination and 2022 year-date. Each coin is housed in a James Bond 60th anniversary themed presentation card.
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.