Introducing the James Bond From Russia With Love 1/2 oz Silver Proof Coin by Perth Mint. Shipping at the end of April.
The second in a series of 25 Bond coins, this officially licensed product celebrates From Russia With Love (1963). 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.
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Backstory. As the second film in the series, From Russia With Love cemented James Bond as one of cinema’s most popular characters. In the movie, SPECTRE seeks revenge for the death of its agent Dr. No. Bond is drawn into a plot overseen by former Russian head of operations for SMERSH, agent Rosa Klebb, forcing 007 to defend himself against assassin Red Grant in ferocious hand-to-hand combat aboard the Orient Express.
Details. The coin’s design depicts a coloured illustration of Sean Connery as James Bond. Based on an official movie poster, the design also features coloured sketches representing scenes from the movie, with the iconic gun barrel graphic, the famous 007 gun logo and the title. 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 From Russia With Love 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.
The reverse 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.
Subscribers will receive two custom designed Bond-themed Collection folders to store, display and protect their James Bond Official 25-Coin Collection.
Each coin comes in a Perspex capsule for mounting within its Collection folder. Each coin is accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity which can also be stored inside the folder. Coins are delivered to subscribers in disposable packets.