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R2-D2: The next Star Wars Classics release is available now!

R2-D2 Gold and Silver Coins

New R2-D2 Gold & Silver Coins Available Now

Graded by NGC with MCM’s exclusive Star Wars labels!

It is with a heavy heart that we remember Kenny Baker, the actor who brought R2-D2 to life in the films, after the news of his passing on August 13th. Baker was an inspiration to many, as he so bravely battled a lung condition over the last several years. His larger-than-life personality shown through in his role as R2-D2 and it is ModernCoinMart’s wish to celebrate his many contributions to our society.

2016 Niue $25 Proof Gold Star Wars Classics Series - R2-D2

2016 Niue $25 1/4 oz. Proof Gold Star Wars Classics Series – R2-D2 GEM Proof (Original Mint Packaging)

R2-D2 is an astromech droid who served Padme Amidala, Anakin Skywalker, and Luke Skywalker. R2-D2 is known for bringing comic relief and is often seen with the protocol doir, C-3PO.

After George Lucas sold Lucasfilm to Disney, he claimed that R2-D2 was his favorite character and he would miss him the most, as R2-D2 would always come through when others depended on him. R2-D2 has remained a favorite for many people, as he has become a pop-culture icon and was even inducted into the Robot Hall of Fame in 2003.

2016 Niue $2 1 oz. Proof Silver Star Wars Classics Series - R2-D2

2016 Niue $2 1 oz. Proof Silver Star Wars Classics Series – R2-D2 NGC PF70 UC First Releases (Exclusive Star Wars Label with Black Core)

To celebrate this beloved character, the New Zealand Mint has just released 1 oz. .999 fine silver, 1/4 oz. .9999 fine gold, and 1 oz. .9999 fine gold coins struck with R2-D2’s image!

These coins are available in their original Mint packaging, or certified by the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) in PF69 & PF70 condition with Early Releases or First Releases designations. Certified coins come with ModernCoinMart’s Exclusive Licensed Star Wars label!

You’ll have to act quickly if you want to add the new RD-D2 coins to your collection. Star Wars enthusiasts everywhere are just waiting to purchase this release, and there is a worldwide limited mintage of only 10,000 1 oz. silver coins, 1,000 1/4 oz. gold coins, and only 500 1 oz. gold coins! Don’t wait, or you might just miss out on the droid you are looking for.

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