2019 Tuvalu - Alien 40th Anniversary Silver Foil - Perth Mint

  • Country: Tuvalu
  • Queen: Elizabeth II (1952-Date)
  • Years: 2019
  • Mint: Perth Mint - Australia
  • Composition: .999 Silver
  • Weight: 35g
  • Mintage: 1,000
  • Condition: New - Mint Packaging
  • Obverse: A patterned engraving of The Perth Mint’s logo
  • Reverse: The foil fuses color and engraving to portray the now-iconic movie poster. A
    colored replica of the original poster image is depicted above the inscription ‘40TH ANNIVERSARY’ and a
    stylized etching
Conveying an eerie sense of foreboding, the poster for the 1979 hit movie Alien gave viewers a spine-tingling taste of the horror to come. Designed by Philip Gips and Steve Frankfurt, the poster depicts a giant mottled egg below the film’s title.

A V-shaped crack at the egg’s base spills a sickly yellow-green light. The oval pod floats in darkness above a latticed grille and the movie’s ominous tagline: In space no one can hear you scream. An image that spoke instantly of unimaginable terror, it was the perfect representation of the horror and mystery the film would bring generations of moviegoers.

*Pictures are representative of the coin that you will receive, actual coin may differ slightly, and serial numbers will vary*