Coming to America movie prop coins

Discussion in 'World Coins' started by das silver king, Jun 19, 2019.

  1. das silver king

    das silver king New Member

    Here is a picture of the gold plated and cu-ni props coins from when the movie came out in 1988 I believe.

    I got them cheap from a dealer in LA California years ago.

    He got them from the defunct continental coin company.

    The gold plated was intended to be used in the movie but instead they used the paper 100 pound note.

    The cu-ni was handed out at the movie premiere.

    Wish I could determine the mintage of the gold plated ones as they are in pristine condition, no scratches or dings and the strike is strong.

    I would send my best out for grading but the cost of the grading is too steep.

    Just thought I would share the images as they are a popular selling item on Ebay.

    I managed to get 3 rolls of 20 gold plated and one roll of the cu-ni.

    I got them for an average price of $7.50 a piece and sold most of them for $33 after housing them in a nice presentation case.
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  3. Treashunt

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  4. paddyman98

    paddyman98 Let me burst your bubble! Supporter

    Yes it is interesting.

    And it was 1988. I will never forget that movie because it was the first time I ever kissed a girl. She was a amazing! :happy::kiss:
  5. furryfrog02

    furryfrog02 Well-Known Member

    Better hope yer wife doesn't read these threads :p
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  6. cpm9ball

    cpm9ball CANNOT RE-MEMBER

    Cripes! You're making me feel old. I was 41 when the movie came out.

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  7. Tlberg

    Tlberg Well-Known Member

    anyone have one of those gold coins from John Wick?? ;)
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    furryfrog02 Well-Known Member

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  10. furryfrog02

    furryfrog02 Well-Known Member

    They have silver ones too. Just sayin ;)
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