Incredibly rare collector's piece. One of only 3000 of these were ever made. Nearly impossible to find online at this point complete in the arcade cabinet. Take Aim at the Space Invaders 40th Anniversary Silver Proof.To save the world, you must stay alive long enough to blast an onslaught of alien invaders descending from space. Closer and closer they come until theyre right on top of you. Can you survive long enough to save the earth from annihilation?
Sounds like a terrific summer blockbuster, but in reality its the premise behind one of the worlds most popular video arcade games: Space Invaders. The game was discovered by first-generation gamers in video arcades, bowling allies and college activity centers in 1978. The exciting cabinet that houses the game, the sounds, the music, and the simplicity of game play all made it a hit.Now, on the 40th anniversary of the games debut, a special silver proof had been struck featuring a unique lenticular printing element. The lenticular printing makes it look like the alien Space Invaders on its reverse are descending towards earth just like in the game! When you hold the coin in your hands and turn it, the colorized invaders actually appear to be moving! Struck in a full ounce of 99.9% silver, the special proof is sure to take you back to those days when you fed quarters into the game while your buddies cheered you on. In later versions, the game went from the video arcade to home video gaming systems.
But whatever its platform and whatever the version, theres no doubt that the original Space Invaders helped advance the video game industry from a novelty played by children to a global phenomenon enjoyed by people of all ages. With just 3,000 of these silver proofs struck for worldwide release, demand is sure to far exceed supply. The 2018 Space Invaders 40th Anniversary 1-oz Silver Proof is sure to be a fun piece to add to your collection and is sure to bring back many memories.
It also makes an ideal gift for any gamer no matter what their age. Add one or more to your cart today! VIBRANT DESIGN IS SURE TO STIR MEMORIES The lenticular printing on the reverse of the coin adds actual movement to the alien onslaught, a unique feature of the coin that is sure to bring memories for everyone who has ever played the Space Invaders.The coins obverse features the Ian Rank-Broadley portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. STRUCK IN ONE OUNCE OF SILVER Your 2018 Space Invaders 40th Anniversary coin is struck in one ounce of 99.9% silver. Niueans are citizens of New Zealand and Great Britains Queen Elizabeth II is the head of state. BEAUTIFUL PROOF CONDITION Your 2018 Space Invaders 40th Anniversary 1-oz Silver coin is struck in beautiful proof condition, meaning it was struck multiple times under increased pressure to produce full mint luster and deep mirrored fields. UNIQUE OFFICIAL PACKAGING Your adorable 2018 Space Invaders 40th Anniversary 1-oz Silver Proof comes ingeniously housed in official packing that is designed to mimic the original game cabinet that occupied a place of honor in video game arcades around the world when it first debuted in 1978. Dont miss your chance to take aim at one of these wonderful silver coins. Score you 2018 Space Invaders 40th Anniversary 1-oz Silver Proof today! The item "RARE SPACE INVADERS 2018 NIUE 1OZ SILVER PROOF LENTICULAR $2 COIN ARCADE CABINET" is in sale since Saturday, August 8, 2020. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ World\Australia & Oceania\South Pacific". The seller is "zfunk" and is located in New Port Richey, Florida. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, South africa, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Viet nam, Uruguay.