Posted by Jeremy on August 14, 2017 at 04:50 PM CST

STAR WARS: THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK 1oz Silver Coin
LIMITED EDITION – ORDER YOURS TODAY!

Following hot on the heels of the sold-out Star Wars 40th Anniversary coin, New Zealand Mint has produced another unique, rectangular poster coin. This time they celebrate Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, the second instalment in the original trilogy which was released in May 1980. Recall the battle scene between the Rebels and gigantic Imperial Snow-walkers on the planet Hoth, the frenetic chase scene through the asteroid field where the Millennium Falcon escapes TIE fighters while darting between giant tumbling boulders, the levitation of Luke's X-wing fighter by Yoda, and the climactic lightsaber battle between Luke and Vader!

Licensed by Disney, this 1oz fine silver collectible coin features a replica image of the original poster. The striking design incorporates both colour and engraving. The coin comes presented in a clever perspex holder, designed to frame the coin and allow for easy display. You uniquely numbered Certificate of Authenticity also sits within the packaging, and both are themed to complement the coin.

If you missed out on the Star Wars 40th Anniversary coin, you won’t want to miss out again. But with a worldwide mintage of only 10,000 Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back coins make sure you get yours today!

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