The Royal Canadian Mint features
one of the most iconic symbols in history on their latest Superman silver coin.
The traditional Superman shield is featured prominently on the coin that is a
must for all fans of the Man of Steel.
The 1oz Silver Superman Coin is a
stunning tribute to a cultural phenomenon. The coin has a radial line pattern,
and the textured maple leaf are the added security to protect against fake reproductions
1 troy oz of .9999 fine silver
Frosted relief with a distinctive radial line
Reverse features the Superman shield
Obverse the classic depiction of Queen Elizabeth
II from Susanna Blunt
Superman is the comic book hero
from D.C. Comics who started saving the world in 1938. Superman was created by
two high school students in Cleveland, Ohio and sold to Detective Comics. He
was featured on radio programs, newspaper strips, television shows, and video
games. Superman has been referred to as the Man of Tomorrow, and The Last Son
of Krypton, in addition to the Man of Steel.
Metropolis is the fictional home
to Superman and the setting for most of his crime fighting adventures. When he
is playing the role of super hero, he goes by the name of Clark Kent. Kent, a
journalist for the Daily Planet and is usually involved with Lois Lane who also
works for the newspaper. Lex Luthor provides the antagonist in most Superman
stories. Batman, Wonder Woman, and Superman help to form the Justice League.
Like all good stories, Superman
has lived and died several times. He first died in April 1966 after being
exposed to kryptonite radiation. In the 1990s, Superman met his demise at the
hands of Doomsday in January 1993. Most recently, Superman died from kryptonite
in May 2016. He has yet to be resurrected.