Great Britain 2023 50P 8 g Silver Star Wars R2-D2 and C-3PO Colorized Proof

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Why purchase this colorized silver proof 2023 Great Britain Star Wars Duos R2-D2 and C-3PO coin?

The Royal Mint of Great Britain has launched its first-ever coin series dedicated to Star Wars™! The first coin in a four-part series celebrating iconic duos of the franchise is a tribute to R2-D2™ and C-3PO™. The inseparable pair of droids has appeared in more films within the extensive franchise than any other character. The release of this 2023-dated colorized silver proof coin coincides with the 40th anniversary of “Star Wars: Return of the Jedi™.”

  • This 2023 R2-D2 and C-3PO coin contains 8 grams of .925 fine silver.
  • The coin represents the first release of the exciting Star Wars Duos series.
  • The 27.3 mm diameter heptagonal (seven sided) coin features a gleaming proof finish.
  • The coin’s reverse design is selectively accented with vibrant color.
  • Production of the coin is officially authorized by Lucasfilm Ltd.
  • The coin will arrive in its original Royal Mint package.
  • Mintage is limited to only 12,510 pieces.

Incredibly Detailed Droid Duo Design

Obverse: The obverse is graced with a left facing effigy of His Majesty King Charles III, surrounded by the inscriptions “CHARLES III,” “D.G. REX. F.D.,” “50 PENCE” and “2023.” This first definitive coinage portrait of the King, which received the monarch’s personal approval, was created by renowned British sculptor Martin Jennings.

Reverse: The reverse features R2-D2 and C-3PO in full color, in a distinctive circular corridor of the Millennium Falcon™, with the “STAR WARS” logo below. A latent badge above alternates between the Rebel Alliance Starbird and the Tatooine landscape with the movement of the coin.

Stunning Proof Coin

This 2023 Great Britain Star Wars Duos R2-D2 and C-3PO 8-gram silver proof coin is presented as received directly from the Mint, in ungraded condition. Expect the 50 pence denomination coin to be expertly crafted, featuring a superior quality strike, beautifully finished surfaces, and spectacular eye appeal. The coin is attractively housed in an acrylic block and packaged in a Star Wars branded box with an Authenticity Certificate.

Add this limited mintage 2023 Great Britain Star Wars Duos R2-D2 and C-3PO coin to your collection today!

Additional information

Brand/Mint

The Royal Mint

Composition

Silver

Diameter

27.3mm

Metal Type

Silver

Obverse Design

King Charles III Effigy

Shape

Round Piedford

Strike Type

Proof

Thickness
Metal Content

.2572 oz

Year

2023

Issuing Country

Great Britain