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James Bond 1oz Silver Proof Coin - 1970s Numbered Edition - By The Royal Mint

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007 returns to The Royal Mint with a seven-coin journey through the decades celebrating the legacy of James Bond.

The James Bond 1oz Silver Proof Coin - 1970s Numbered Edition by The Royal Mint is a celebration of the Bond films of the 1970s with a coin designed by award-winning design agency Bison Bison. The The coin features 007 in the Wet Nellie Lotus Esprit from The Spy Who Loved Me, and is released in an edition of 4,070. 

Backstory. Perhaps the single most outlandish car Bond has driven, the iconic white Lotus Esprit is capable of transforming from surface driving to submersible operations underwater. Appearing in The Spy Who Loved Me, this heavily armed Q-branch vehicle is affectionately known as Wet Nellie. 

Details. This is a coin made from 1oz silver, featuring Wet Nellie in relief against inscriptions of all the 1970s film titles with the '70s 007 logo. On the obverse is a portrait of King Charles, dated 2023.Each coin comes with commemorative packaging detailing James Bond’s 1970s history and a numbered certificate of authenticity.

Dimensions. D38.61mm, weight 31.21g

The makers. The Royal Mint is the United Kingdom's official maker of British coins. Founded in 886 AD, it is the oldest company in the United Kingdom and is currently located in Llantrisant, Wales. The Royal Mint is the largest and most technically advanced minting facility in the world, making more than 3.3 billion coins and blanks a year for in excess of 30 countries.