Celebrate the monumental musical journey of Iron Maiden's "The Book of Souls" album with the exquisitely crafted BOOK OF SOULS Iron Maiden 2 Oz Silver Coin. Released on September 4, 2015, this double album stands as a testament to Iron Maiden's artistic prowess, breaking barriers as the band's longest record, clocking in at an epic 92 minutes and 11 seconds. Recorded live in Paris, the album captures the raw energy that Iron Maiden is renowned for, with a notable highlight being the sprawling 18-minute masterpiece, "Empire of the Clouds."
The coin pays homage to the iconic cover art of "The Book of Souls," a creation by the renowned Mark Wilkinson. The vivid depiction of Eddie, Iron Maiden's iconic mascot, as a Mayan warrior, adorns the coin in all its glory. This striking imagery immortalizes the spirit of the album and the band's indomitable presence in the world of heavy metal. "The Book of Souls" not only pushed musical boundaries but also made history by debuting atop album charts in 24 countries, securing Iron Maiden another UK No. 1 spot.
Crafted from 99.99% pure silver, this 2 oz coin is a fitting tribute to the musical legacy of Iron Maiden. The antique finish adds a touch of vintage charm, enhancing the intricate details of the design. Utilizing smartminting® technology for Ultra High Relief, the coin brings Eddie to life with a three-dimensional quality that captures the essence of this iconic Mayan warrior.
Limited to a mintage of 999, the BOOK OF SOULS Iron Maiden 2 Oz Silver Coin becomes a cherished collectible for fans and numismatists alike. Whether displayed as part of a music memorabilia collection or appreciated for its artistic significance, this coin invites enthusiasts to relive the power and passion of Iron Maiden's groundbreaking "The Book of Souls" album.