From filmmaker Steven Spielberg comes the science-fiction action adventure Ready Player One, based on Ernest Cline’s bestseller of the same name, which has become a worldwide phenomenon. And now we have Ready Player One Collector Coins.
The film is set in 2045, with the world on the brink of chaos and collapse. But the people have found salvation in the Oasis, an expansive virtual reality universe created by the brilliant and eccentric James Halliday (Mark Rylance). When Halliday dies, he leaves his immense fortune to the first person to find a digital Easter egg he has hidden somewhere in the Oasis, sparking a contest that grips the entire world.
Those who decide to join the contest are hurled into a breakneck, reality-bending treasure hunt through a fantastical universe of mystery, discovery and danger.
These exciting new coins feature Parzival and Art3mis, avatars adopted by two of the movie’s main characters and strongest Oasis contestants – Wade Watts and Samantha Evelyn Cook.
The Perth Mint will release no more than 5,000 each of the Ready Player One – Parzival 2018 1oz Silver Proof Coin and Ready Player One – Art3mis 2018 1oz Silver Proof Coin.
The Parzival coin’s reverse features Parzival in vivid color holding a gun used to help him fight off ‘gunter’ rivals. It also features the inscriptions PARZIVAL and READY PLAYER ONE.
- Maximum Mintage: 5,000 each
- Release Date: March 6, 2018
- Alloy: 99.99% pure silver
- Tuvalu legal tender
The Art3mis coin’s reverse features Art3mis in vivid color holding a gun. It also features the inscriptions ART3MIS and READY PLAYER ONE.
Each coin’s obverse depicts the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the monetary denomination, and the 2018 year-date.
- Aech (April 2018)
- Daito & Sho (April 2018)
Each coin is presented in a clear acrylic case, allowing both sides of the coin to be displayed, and is packaged within a themed shipper. The coins are accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.
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