ALIEN 40TH ANNIVERSARY – 2019 2 OZ Pure Silver Antiqued Colored Coin – Tuvalu- Perth Mint
Alien is a classic science fiction horror movie that artfully explored the worst imaginable scenario in space –being stalked and slain by an aggressive and terrifying extraterrestrial.The groundbreaking 1979 release was a box office hit, earning $80 million in revenues in the US and$105 million worldwide. It also initiated a compelling series of films featuring the iconic titular creature.
Directed by Ridley Scott and starring Sigourney Weaver, Alien won a raft of honours, including an Academy Award (Oscar) for Visual Effects. Celebrating its significant impact on the genre and enduring appeal over four decades, this coin portrays the terrifying creature in its skeletal larvae form and disturbingly elongated adult visage.
Issued as Tuvalu legal tender, the coin has a maximum mintage of just 1,500 and is only the second coloured antiqued coin ever produced by The Perth Mint.
Material: Pure Silver (99.99%)
Weight: 62.213 g
Dimensions: 40.6 mm
Thickness: 6.42 mm