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2016 $20 FINE SILVER COIN DC COMICS™ ORIGINALS: THE MAN OF STEEL™

$109.95

2016 $20 FINE SILVER COIN DC COMICS™ ORIGINALS: THE MAN OF STEEL™

$109.95
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The DC Comics™ Originals series has a classic, slightly retro style, recalling the look most comic book fans grew up with and remember fondly. Basing itself on the DC COMICS™ style of the 1980s, this series celebrates one of the most established looks for the DC COMICS™ pantheon of SUPER HEROES™—including the MAN OF STEEL™.

PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS
SRP: $109.95
Composition: 99.99% pure silver
Mintage: 10,000
Weight (g)*: 31.83
Diameter (mm): 40
Face Value: $20
Finish: Proof
Edge: Serrated
Artist: DC Comics
Packaging: Premium graphic case

SPECIAL FEATURES

  • Second wave in a dynamic series that has collectors clamouring for more! A tribute to DC Comics’ greatest SUPER HEROES™ presented in their classic form!
  • Home-grown talent! Canadian superstar creators Jason Fabok, Darwyn Cook and Tom Grummet have all helped to shape Superman’s history as artists/writers!
  • Made by fans for the fans! A nod to these classic characters, with all the respect and devotion that only the Royal Canadian Mint can provide!
  • New fans welcome! By combining vivid and meaningful packaging with an inspired coin design, this series is an excellent introduction for comic book fans to the world of coin collecting.

DESIGN
Established with firm Canadian roots, SUPERMAN™ was the first SUPER HERO™, spawning countless new characters in the DC COMICS™ pantheon. He was the inspiration for a new archetype that not only still exists today, but is more popular than ever. Many important Canadian visionaries continue to shape the DC COMICS™ Universe even today, lending their talents as storytellers and further building on the history that began in 1938. The reverse design mimics a comic book splash page with its engraved rendition of SUPERMAN™. Standing with legs apart and fists clenched, SUPERMAN™ radiates strength and resolve as he lifts his eyes to the skies. The application of blue, red and yellow colour over the detailed engraving recreates his iconic costume and S-Shield as his red cape swirls around him with each movement. On the left, the Silver-Age Fortress of Solitude rises up behind SUPERMAN™, while the classic SUPERMAN™ telescopic logo is seen on the right side. A laser halftone pattern adds a modern graphic element that fills the background while infusing the entirety of the design with a classic comic book feel.

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SUPERMAN and all DC characters and elements © & TM DC Comics.
WB SHIELD: TM & © WBEI. (s16)

RESTRICTIONS
Sale restricted to Canada and the United States only.

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