The World’s First Superman. You’ve seen him in flight and in action; you’ve seen him perform incredible feats, whether hoisting vehicles or. Withstanding a hail of bullets; you’ve seen different versions of him, from DC Comics Golden Age to New 52but you’ve never seen him quite like this. To mark the fifth anniversary of his Canadian numismatic debut, Superman dramatically breaks out of this coin’s face, where the most influential comic book character of all time is re-imagined in sculptural form! We’re breaking new ground with this statuesque take on a pop culture icon, based on exclusive original art by one of the biggest names in the comic book industry. Sculpted by one of the Royal Canadian Mint’s world-class engravers, the gold-plated sculpture of Superman is the epitome of strength and resolve as he emerges from the coin, where the engraved Kryptonian glyphs (Superman) speak to his identity as The Last Son of Krypton. Designed by Canadian comic book artist Jason Fabok, this incredible coin offers a statuesque take on The Last Son of Krypton. The silver sculpture of Superman appears to break out of the coins surface, where the boundary between 2D and 3D art has been shattered in a show of strength and resolve. As though exposed to the energy-giving rays of Earths yellow sun, Superman basks in the rich gleam of gold plating that highlights the sculpted work of Royal Canadian Mint engraver Matthew Porter. Supermans gaze looks up towards the sky as he ascends with arms held out to the side, providing an unfettered view of the iconic S emblazoned across his chest. The coins flat surface serves as a base, where the framed rim includes the engraved Kryptonian glyphs for SUPERMAN alongside the word CANADA, the year 201 and the face value, 100 DOLLARS. The reverse features the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Susanna Blunt. INTRODUCING THE WORLD’S FIRST SUPERMAN SCULPTURE COIN! For the first time ever, Superman is re-imagined in sculptural form! The sculpture of The Last Son of Krypton is an incredible feat that shatters the boundary between 2D and 3D art. INCLUDES AN EXCLUSIVE COLLECTOR CARD! Your coin comes with a collector card that traces its journey from concept to coin, including Jason Fabok’s original art! RETURN OF THE GLYPHS! While the sculpture steals the spotlight on the reverse, the coin’s large-sized (65 mm) surface bears an outstanding number of engraved design elements, including the return of Kryptonian glyphs (Superman) that speak to the character’s origins. WE’VE RE-TEAMED WITH A FAN FAVORITE! Comic book art meets numismatic art on the reverse! Sculpted by Royal Canadian Mint engraver Mathew Porter, the statuette on the reverse is based on an exclusive original art concept by one of Canada’s biggest names in the comic book industry: artist Jason Fabok. Technology Note – Gold Plating. The Royal Canadian Mints proprietary selective gold plating process is the most advanced in the world, resulting in unparalleled precision and beauty. Technology Note – Purity. The Royal Canadian Mint refines the purest silver in the world. The RCM is also the only mint in the world to issue commemorative coins in a. This ten troy ounce silver coin is 99.99% pure! Despite its unusual shape, each coin is safely protected inside a dome-like capsule that protects it. The coin-cum-statue rests on a wooden plinth or base, lined with black velvet, that conceals a hidden compartment for the certificate. The entire base and dome assembly is protected by a black outer box. An individually-numbered certificate of authenticity is included. Proof with 24-Karat Gold Plating. 9999 Fine (Pure) Silver. Jason Fabok and Matthew Porter. The item “Canada 2019 Superman Last Son of Krypton Sculpture $100 10 Oz Silver Proof Coin” is in sale since Monday, January 7, 2019. This item is in the category “Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ Canada\Commemorative”. The seller is “talismancoins” and is located in Saint Louis, Missouri. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Canada
- Circulated/Uncirculated: Uncirculated
- Year: 2018
- Denomination: $100
- Composition: Silver
- Strike Type: Proof
- Certification: New in Mint Packaging OGP + CoA