The superhero genre’s evolution has been shaped over decades by classic characters, the kind of icons whose profile and fame have made them a presence in the popular imagination for generations. One of the most potent such characters in the long term is Batman, also known as the Dark Knight Detective and the Caped Crusader, who has occupied a unique niche in the superhero universe since his creation in 1939. Over the decades, Batman has become a towering presence in multiple media, helming everything from video games and television shows to multiple blockbuster movies. The New Zealand commemorates this legacy with the 2022 Proof Niue Classic Superhero Batman 1/4 oz Gold Coin, now available for purchase from Provident Metals.
The 2022 Proof Niue Classic Superhero Batman Gold Coin is proof-quality pure gold with mirror-like backgrounds and frosted engravings. Each coin ships fully insured by Provident Metals nestled in a velvet-lined display case and protected by an acrylic capsule, along with a Certificate of Authenticity that identifies its unique number in the limited mintage.
Ian Rank-Broadley’s effigy of the late Queen Elizabeth II appears on the coin’s obverse side to confirm it as legal tender of Niue. It’s accompanied by the inscriptions “ELIZABETH II,” “NIUE,” “25 DOLLARS” and “2022.”
The coin’s reverse side features Batman in a heroic pose alongside his bat sigil. Small inscriptions at its rim confirm the weight and purity of its gold content, as well as the trademark and copyright of DC Comics.
The Classic Superhero series from the New Zealand Mint is a celebration of the most iconic figures in comic book history, the enduringly popular heroes whose adventures have shaped a subgenre that in turn have gone on to shape the entertainment landscape. For the DC brand, Batman has been one of the Big Three of this bracket of superheroes for generations, with a following that has endured through all the changes in the landscape of comic books and other media besides. This beautiful pure gold collectible pays a tribute to the extraordinary longevity of one of the most distinctive heroic characters to be found anywhere.
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|Mint Mark||Not Shown|
|Producer||New Zealand Mint|
|Designer (Obverse)||Ian Rank-Broadley|
|Product Series||Classic Superhero|
|Certificate of Authenticity||Yes|
|Packaging Dimensions||4.3 x 4.3 x 1.6|
|Metal Content||.25 Troy Ounce|
|Shipping||Orders over $199 Ship Free|