Silver Ounce 2021 Wolverine, Coin from Tuvalu - detailed information

Silver Ounce 2021 Wolverine, Coin from Tuvalu
CoinSilver Ounce 2021 Wolverine

The Tuvaluan Dollar is the currency of Tuvalu - a small nation in the Pacific Ocean. Tuvalu has never had banknotes of its own, and has been issuing coins since 1976; these circulate together with coins of the Australian Dollar, which is also legal tender in the country, and to which the Tuvaluan Dollar is pegged.

The Australian Perth Mint issues a large variety of non-circulating legal tender coins under the authority of Tuvalu. Some of these are in the silver ounce format (abbreviated as 1 oz). Strictly speaking, they are not bullion as they are priced at a premium and are targeted at collectors who appreciate them for their artistic merit and collectable value and not just for their precious metal content.

This coin is part of the Marvel Coin Series - silver bullion coins depicting characters from Marvel comics, and features Wolverine.

The mint says about it:
An official collectable celebrating one of the world’s most popular comic book superheroes, this pure silver coin is a superb acquisition for fans of Wolverine.

James "Logan" Howlett aka Wolverine is a mutant who possesses animal-keen senses, enhanced physical capabilities, a powerful regenerative ability known as a healing factor, and three retractable claws in each hand. His bones were coated in Adamantium - an almost indestructible metal - as part of the Weapon-X program. Born more than a century ago, the long-lived man has the rage of a beast and the soul of a samurai.

MintPerth Mint Mint MarkNo mint mark Total Mintage50,000
Obverse
Tuvalu / Silver Ounce 2021 Wolverine - obverse photo

The obverse of the coin shows the crowned mature head of Queen Elizabeth II facing right (her effigy known as the "Fourth Portrait"). The Queen wears the "Girls of Great Britain and Ireland" diamond tiara, a wedding gift from Queen Mary (Her Majesty's grandmother) in 1947 - which she also has on the Machin and the Gottwald portraits.

In tiny letters below the head, the artist's initials IRB (for Ian Rank-Broadley).

Around the effigy is the monarch's legend, the date of issue and the value: QUEEN ELIZABETH II 1 oz 9999 Ag 2021 TUVALU 1 DOLLAR.

The inscription around the rim also incorporates the precious metal content. "1 oz 9999 Ag" means "one ounce of 99.99% silver" (Ag is abbreviated from Argentum, the Latin word for silver).

Obverse Inscription QUEEN ELIZABETH II 1 oz 9999 Ag 2021 TUVALU 1 DOLLAR
Reverse
Tuvalu / Silver Ounce 2021 Wolverine - reverse photo

The coin’s reverse portrays a scowling Wolverine in a fighting pose with his deadly claws extended.

Across the centre, the inscription WOLVERINE; around below right, the copyright acknowledgement © Marvel.

Reverse Inscription WOLVERINE © Marvel
EdgeMilledEdge InscriptionNone
Notes

Finish: bullion (Brilliant Uncirculated)
Packaging: in capsule (or carded, if purchased directly from the Perth Mint).
Coins rolls are available in multiples of 20, with boxes of 100 coins or 300 coins available. The 100-coin box has five rolls of 20 coins, while the 300-coin box has 15 rolls of 20 coins.
Issue price: US$ 44.95

Manufactured by the Perth Mint for the Crown Mint in the US.

See also

Coins in the Marvel Coin Series issued for Tuvalu include:
- 1oz Silver Bullion, Spider Man, 2017
- 1oz Silver Bullion, Thor, 2018
- 1oz Silver Bullion, Black Panther, 2018
- 1oz Silver Coloured Proof, Black Panther, 2018
- 1oz Silver Bullion, Iron Man, 2018
- 1oz Silver Bullion, Deadpool, 2018
- 1oz Silver Bullion, Captain America, 2019
- 1oz Silver Bullion, Hulk, 2019
- 1oz Silver Bullion, Venom, 2020
- 1oz Silver Bullion, Wolverine, 2021

Silver Ounce 2021 Wolverine: Known varieties
Variety In presentation card
Mintage Issued: 1,000 (included in total)
Details

Brilliant Uncirculated coin on an illustrated presentation card featuring a fold-out support allowing for upright display.

Perth Mint Item ID: 21I12AAA.

All (60) coins of type: Silver Ounce (1 oz)
Coin NameMintageEffigyLegend
Silver Ounce 2006 Red-Back Spider 5,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 1 OZ 999 SILVER TUVALU 2006
Silver Ounce 2007 Great White Shark 5,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 1 DOLLAR TUVALU 2007
Silver Ounce 2008 Blue Ringed Octopus 5,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 1 DOLLAR TUVALU 2008
Silver Ounce 2009 Saltwater Crocodile 5,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 1 DOLLAR TUVALU 2009
Silver Ounce 2010 Eastern Brown Snake 5,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 1 DOLLAR TUVALU 2010
Silver Ounce 2011 Box Jellyfish 5,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 1 DOLLAR TUVALU 2011
Silver Ounce 2011 Red-Back Spider (Russian) 2,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 1 DOLLAR TUVALU 2011
Silver Ounce 2011 Great White Shark (Russian) 2,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 1 DOLLAR TUVALU 2011
Silver Ounce 2011 Blue Ringed Octopus (Russian) 2,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 1 DOLLAR TUVALU 2011
Silver Ounce 2011 Saltwater Crocodile (Russian) 2,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 1 DOLLAR TUVALU 2011
Silver Ounce 2011 Eastern Brown Snake (Russian) 2,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Third Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 1 DOLLAR TUVALU 2011
Silver Ounce 2012 Funnel Web Spider 5,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 1 DOLLAR TUVALU 2012
Silver Ounce 2013 Yellow-Bellied Sea Snake 5,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 1 DOLLAR TUVALU 2013
Silver Ounce 2013 Frilled Neck Lizard 5,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 1 OZ 999 SILVER 2013 TUVALU 1 DOLLAR
Silver Ounce 2014 Spider-Hunting Scorpion 5,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 1 DOLLAR TUVALU 2014
Silver Ounce 2014 Thorny Devil Lizard 5,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 1 OZ 999 SILVER 2014 TUVALU 1 DOLLAR
Silver Ounce 2015 Back to the Future 7,500 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 1 DOLLAR TUVALU 2015
Silver Ounce 2015 Star Trek - Deep Space 9 6,500 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 1 DOLLAR TUVALU 2015
Silver Ounce 2015 Star Trek - U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-D 6,500 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 1 DOLLAR TUVALU 2015
Silver Ounce 2015 Star Trek - U.S.S. Voyager NCC-74656 6,500 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 1 DOLLAR TUVALU 2015
Silver Ounce 2015 Star Trek - Captain Jean-Luc Picard 6,500 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 1 DOLLAR TUVALU 2015
Silver Ounce 2015 Star Trek - Captain James T. Kirk 6,500 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 1 DOLLAR TUVALU 2015
Silver Ounce 2015 Star Trek - Captain Janeway 6,500 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 1 DOLLAR TUVALU 2015
Silver Ounce 2015 Star Trek - Captain Sisko 6,500 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 1 DOLLAR TUVALU 2015
Silver Ounce 2015 Star Trek - Captain Jonathan Archer 6,500 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 1 DOLLAR TUVALU 2015
Silver Ounce 2015 Star Trek - Mr Spock 5,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 1 DOLLAR TUVALU 2015
Silver Ounce 2015 Alice's Adventures in Wonderland 5,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 1 oz 999 SILVER 2015 TUVALU 1 DOLLAR
Silver Ounce 2015 Bull Ant 5,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 1 DOLLAR TUVALU 2015
Silver Ounce 2015 Blue Tongue Lizard 5,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 1 OZ 999 SILVER 2015 TUVALU 1 DOLLAR
Silver Ounce 2016 Death Adder 5,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 1 DOLLAR TUVALU 2016
Silver Ounce 2016 Australian Goanna 5,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 1 OZ 999 SILVER 2016 TUVALU 1 DOLLAR
Silver Ounce 2017 Marvel - Spider-Man 50,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 1 oz 9999 Ag 2017 TUVALU 1 DOLLAR
Silver Ounce 2017 Bull Shark 5,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 1 DOLLAR TUVALU 2017
Silver Ounce 2017 Saltwater Crocodile 5,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 1 oz 9999 Ag 2017 TUVALU 1 DOLLAR
Silver Ounce 2018 Thor 50,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 1 oz 9999 Ag 2018 TUVALU 1 DOLLAR
Silver Ounce 2018 Black Panther, Coloured 2,500 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 1 oz 9999 Ag 2018 TUVALU 1 DOLLAR
Silver Ounce 2018 Black Panther 50,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 1 oz 9999 Ag 2018 TUVALU 1 DOLLAR
Silver Ounce 2018 Iron Man 50,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 1 oz 9999 Ag 2018 TUVALU 1 DOLLAR
Silver Ounce 2018 Deadpool 50,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 1 oz 9999 Ag 2018 TUVALU 1 DOLLAR
Silver Ounce 2018 Dingo 5,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 1 DOLLAR TUVALU 2018
Silver Ounce 2018 Green Tree Python 5,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 1 oz 9999 Ag 2018 TUVALU 1 DOLLAR
Silver Ounce 2019 Captain America 50,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 1 oz 9999 Ag 2019 TUVALU 1 DOLLAR
Silver Ounce 2019 Hulk 50,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 1 oz 9999 Ag 2019 TUVALU 1 DOLLAR
Silver Ounce 2019 Laughing Buddha 3,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 1 oz 9999 Ag 2019 TUVALU 1 DOLLAR
Silver Ounce 2019 Lionfish 2,500 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 1 oz 9999 Ag 2019 TUVALU 1 DOLLAR
Silver Ounce 2020 Venom 50,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 1 oz 9999 Ag 2020 TUVALU 1 DOLLAR
Silver Ounce 2020 James Bond - 007, High Relief 5,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 1 oz 9999 Ag 2020 TUVALU 1 DOLLAR
Silver Ounce 2020 James Bond - 007 30,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 1 oz 9999 Ag 2020 TUVALU 1 DOLLAR
Silver Ounce 2020 James Bond - GoldenEye 5,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 1 oz 9999 Ag 2020 TUVALU 1 DOLLAR
Silver Ounce 2020 James Bond - No Time to Die 5,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 1 oz 9999 Ag 2020 TUVALU 1 DOLLAR
Silver Ounce 2020 Tarantula 2,500 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 1 oz 9999 Ag 2020 TUVALU 1 DOLLAR
Silver Ounce 2021 Year of the Ox Rotating Charm 3,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II · 1 DOLLAR TUVALU 2021 ·
Silver Ounce 2021 Wolverine 50,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 1 oz 9999 Ag 2021 TUVALU 1 DOLLAR
Silver Ounce 2021 James Bond - 007 20,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 1 oz 9999 Ag 2021 TUVALU 1 DOLLAR
Silver Ounce 2021 James Bond - Sean Connery 5,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 1 oz 9999 Ag 2021 TUVALU 1 DOLLAR
Silver Ounce 2021 James Bond - For Your Eyes Only 5,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 1 oz 9999 Ag 2021 TUVALU 1 DOLLAR
Silver Ounce 2021 Stingray 2,500 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 1 oz 9999 Ag 2021 TUVALU 1 DOLLAR
Silver Ounce 2021 Itchy and Scratchy 5,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 1 oz 9999 Ag 2021 TUVALU 1 DOLLAR
Silver Ounce 2021 The Simpsons Family 25,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 1 oz 9999 Ag 2021 TUVALU 1 DOLLAR
Silver Ounce 2022 James Bond - 007 30,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 1 oz 9999 Ag 2022 TUVALU 1 DOLLAR
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Silver Ounce 2021 Wolverine: Details
CountryTuvalu
CurrencyTuvaluan Dollar
Coin TypeSilver Ounce (1 oz)
Issued2021
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II
EffigyQueen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait, by Ian Rank-Broadley
Face Value1 (x Dollar)
Total Mintage50,000
CurrentYes
Material0.9999 Silver
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
OrientationMedal Alignment (Axis 0)
Size40.600 mm
Thickness3.500 mm
Mass31.100 g
OCC IDMXKD-EKQC-ARAG-EWQJ
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