2016 $100 Bengalla - Phantom - 1 oz Coloured Silver Proof Coin
Celebrating 80 years of one of the world’s longest running adventure comic strips, The Phantom, The Perth Mint is delighted to present this official licenced silver medallion.
The Phantom is an immensely popular comic strip about a costumed crime-fighter living deep in the African jungle. Created by Lee Falk in 1936, The Phantom began as a daily newspaper comic strip, before being included as a Sunday strip, and was later adapted for television, film, and video games. It remains in print and is read by millions of people all over the world, every day.
The medallion’s reverse features a colour representation of The Phantom in action in the jungle with his wolf Devil and Skull Cave in the background. The design includes the inscription The PHANTOM™.
The obverse of the medallion features The Phantom with his arms crossed along with The Phantom logo and a skull. The design includes the inscriptions THE PHANTOM 2016 80TH ANNIVERSARY, NEMESIS OF PIRATES & EVIL DOERS RULER OF THE JUNGLE, and the fictional denomination of 100 BENGALLA DOLLARS.
Just 3,000 of the 80th Anniversary of The Phantom 1oz Silver Medallion will be released.
The coin is housed in a replica of The Phantom’s ‘Skull Cave’ which lights up when the mouth of the cave is opened, inside a themed shipper. Each coin is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.