TRANSFORMERS 1oz Silver 2 Coin Set

Transformers News: TRANSFORMERS 1oz Silver 2 Coin Set

Friday, January 25th, 2013 7:34PM CST

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We already know you like Transformers, but how about collectible coins? How about collectible Transformers coins? The New Zealand Mint is offering a limited edition set of Transformers coins featuring faction leaders Optimus Prime and Megatron. Check out the details and images below. They're a little on the pricey side at $233.46 per set plus shipping. These are scheduled to release in April.


  • Metal .999 Silver
  • Finish Proof
  • Diameter 40.7 mm
  • Edge Milled
  • Denomination $2
  • Year of Issue 2013
  • Mintage 5,000

About the Design:
'More that meets the eye'

New Zealand Mint is thrilled to launch one of the world’s most successful toy franchises as a legal tender coin set. With their ability to change in a moment from a car, airplane, truck, camera or stereo into a giant extraterrestrial robot, the TRANSFORMERS capture the imagination of both young and young at heart. This two coin set is beautifuly presented in a TRANSFORMERS themed display cube. Get your set today, and transform your collection.

Reverse Design:
Each coin dramatically depicts Optimus Prime and Megatron in high quality colour. These are set against an engraved relief background along with the iconic TRANSFORMERS logo.

Obverse Design:
Each coin features the Raphael Maklouf effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. The coin is issued by New Zealand Mint as legal tender, under the authority of Niue Island.

Packaging:
The coins are presented in a TRANSFORMERS themed display cube featuring silver embossed Decepticon and Autobot insignias.

TRANSFORMERS and all related characters are trademarks of Hasbro & are used with permission. © 2012 Hasbro. Inc. All rights reserved.


TRANSFORMERS 1oz Silver 2 Coin Set

TRANSFORMERS 1oz Silver 2 Coin Set

TRANSFORMERS 1oz Silver 2 Coin Set

TRANSFORMERS 1oz Silver 2 Coin Set

TRANSFORMERS 1oz Silver 2 Coin Set
Credit(s): New Zealand Mint
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Re: TRANSFORMERS 1oz Silver 2 Coin Set (1458077)
Posted by Burn on January 25th, 2013 @ 7:40pm CST
NZ Mint is gearing up for a big year it seems, this set plus Doctor Who ... wonder what else they'll be pumping out.
Re: TRANSFORMERS 1oz Silver 2 Coin Set (1458078)
Posted by craggy on January 25th, 2013 @ 7:40pm CST
[quote]We already know you like Transformers, but how about collectible coins? How about collectible Transformers coins?[/quote]
I'm against them. I'm not sure why people swap lots of legal tender for a lot less legal tender that's a bit funny looking.

(plus side, if you get a load of coins and arrange them in date order from most recent to oldest, you can see the queen get younger and hotter. it's like an olay advert or something!)
Re: TRANSFORMERS 1oz Silver 2 Coin Set (1458081)
Posted by MINDVVIPE on January 25th, 2013 @ 7:51pm CST
craggy wrote:[quote]We already know you like Transformers, but how about collectible coins? How about collectible Transformers coins?

I'm against them. I'm not sure why people swap lots of legal tender for a lot less legal tender that's a bit funny looking.

(plus side, if you get a load of coins and arrange them in date order from most recent to oldest, you can see the queen get younger and hotter. it's like an olay advert or something!)[/quote]
:lol:
Ya, whata joke these coins are.
Re: TRANSFORMERS 1oz Silver 2 Coin Set (1458113)
Posted by Rated X on January 25th, 2013 @ 10:14pm CST
So Im getting about $25 worth of silver for almost $250 ??? The only thing more dumb than these coins is this:

Re: TRANSFORMERS 1oz Silver 2 Coin Set (1458120)
Posted by MINDVVIPE on January 25th, 2013 @ 10:56pm CST
Burn wrote:Oh the irony ... a bunch of toy collectors who are known for paying through the nose for pieces of plastic being negative about coin collecting.

Re: TRANSFORMERS 1oz Silver 2 Coin Set (1458222)
Posted by mooncake623 on January 26th, 2013 @ 11:53am CST
Silver is at $30 an ounce with 2 coins that's $60 in silver so your really paying for two very small very generic pictures... I'll spend my money on those new masterpieces
Re: TRANSFORMERS 1oz Silver 2 Coin Set (1458294)
Posted by Ultra Markus on January 26th, 2013 @ 5:18pm CST
i would rather have a silver plated figure
Re: TRANSFORMERS 1oz Silver 2 Coin Set (1458524)
Posted by Rated X on January 27th, 2013 @ 11:42am CST
MINDVVIPE wrote:
Burn wrote:Oh the irony ... a bunch of toy collectors who are known for paying through the nose for pieces of plastic being negative about coin collecting.




I own a few actual antique coins. But I hate it when evertime someone famous takes a s**t and they get a coin to commemorate the moment. These remind me of those WWII, Apollo Mission, Elvis Presley and Sept 11 coins always being sold in newspaper ads. A pure novelty.
Re: TRANSFORMERS 1oz Silver 2 Coin Set (1458581)
Posted by Red 50 on January 27th, 2013 @ 4:32pm CST
Rated X wrote:So Im getting about $25 worth of silver for almost $250 ??? The only thing more dumb than these coins is this:



Pawn Stars silver coins?! They made Pawn Stars silver coins!!
Man have I been living under a rock!

I'm no coin collector myself, but the Optimus Prime coin would be a treasure...

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