New Zealand Honors Swamp Thing’s Birthday with Silver

Justice League Swamp Thing 1 oz Silver Proof – 2021

New Zealand is honoring Swamp Thing with this beautiful commemorative silver coin. Happy 50th Swampy! 

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Produced for Niue by the New Zealand Mint, this 1 oz, .999 fine Silver coin features Swamp Thing! Mintage was limited to 1,971 pieces in honor of his first appearance in House of Secrets #92, from ‘71. I’m curious to know why Bernie Wrightson’s Swamp Thing isn’t featured on the coin and packaging. It would have been fitting, but I’m thrilled just to see Swampy getting his moment in the spotlight… in coin form.

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The coin features the artwork of Jesús Saíz. The artwork was originally published on Swamp Thing 25, in  2014. It comes in a protective display block with a numbered COA. The coin and packaging are sharp. It’s going to look great on display.

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The back of the coin features Ian Rank-Broadley’s portrait of Queen Elizabeth II.

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Below are photos of the packaging.

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