James Bond Thunderball 1/2 oz Silver Proof Coin - By The Perth Mint

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Introducing the James Bond Thunderball 1/2 oz Silver Proof Coin by The Perth Mint. 

The fourth in a series of 25 Bond coins, this officially licensed product celebrates Thunderball, the 1963 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.

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Backstory. As the fourth film in the series, Thunderball (1965) built on James Bond's status as a man of action. 25% of the movie's screen time takes place underwater and Special effect supervisor John Stears won the Oscar for visual effects for his remarkable achievements.

Details. The coin’s design portrays an iconic underwater image of Bond in a classic orange scuba gear with harpoon gun fighting off an adversary – 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 Thunderball 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.