This release is part of a larger series celebrating Steven Spielberg’s science fiction action phenomenon, READY PLAYER ONE, which is based on Ernest Cline’s bestselling novel of the same name. A worldwide sensation, the film is set in a dystopian 2045 where the characters escape to Oasis, a virtual reality universe created by the brilliant but reclusive James Halliday. On his death, the billionaire leaves a will stating that whoever can find a digital ‘egg’ hidden within Oasis will inherit the vast virtual world and his massive fortune.
Proof Quality 99.99% Pure Silver
Each coin is struck by The Perth Mint from 1oz of 99.99% pure silver.
The coloured coin’s reverse features Daito & Sho in vivid colour holding weapons used to help them fight off rival egg hunters, or ‘Gunters’.
Tuvalu Legal Tender
Issued as legal tender under the authority of the Government of Tuvalu the coin features the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the 2018 year-date and the monetary denomination on its obverse.
The Perth Mint will release no more than 5,000 of the READY PLAYER ONE - DAITO and SHO 2018 1oz Silver Coins.
Presentation Packaging and Numbered Certificate
Each coin is presented in a clear acrylic case and themed packaging, and is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.
Appealing to modern blockbuster audiences as well as nostalgic ’80s gamers, READY PLAYER ONE is set to continue Steven Spielberg’s reputation as the director and producer of some of Hollywood’s most influential and popular films. The Perth Mint, under licence with Warner Bros., is delighted to bring collectors of official movie memorabilia a stunning range of 1oz pure silver coins celebrating READY PLAYER ONE. The initial releases depict Parzival and Art3mis. These will be followed by a coin featuring fellow egg hunter, or ‘gunters’ AECH and another illustrating ‘brothers’ DAITO and SHO.
Each superbly struck coin, which comes in outstanding display packaging, represents a meticulously crafted collectable offering fans a perfect memento of his incredible movie making skills.
Forthcoming releases: ARTEMIS, PARZIVAL, AECH, DAITO and SHO