AC/DC’s Bon Scott immortalised on new collectable coin

Iconic AC/DC frontman Bon Scott has been immortalised on a brand new collectable coin.

4 a long time on from his dying, the Perth Mint has paid tribute to the Australian rock legend, with the replica of his picture on a 1oz 99.99 per cent silver proof coin.

The picture on the coin – designed by Wade Robinson – is of the rock star shirtless, carrying a denim jacket and cut-off sleeves, and with a microphone in his hand.

Scott’s title is inscribed on the coin with the Lion Rampant overlaying it, which the Perth Mint stated was an ode to his Scottish heritage.

Scott’s brother Derek Scott and his household visited the Perth Mint’s safe coining division to see the coin being struck and colored.

Mr Scott stated his brother would have been “rapt” with the coin.

“For any individual who by no means had two cash to rub collectively, the actual fact he’s truly bought his picture on a silver coin it’s unbelievable,” he stated.

The Perth Mint’s normal supervisor of minted merchandise Neil Vance stated it was an honour to provide a Bon Scott coin, particularly as a result of the star spent a lot of his formative years rising up in Perth and Fremantle.

“There aren’t too many Australian rock stars as influential as Bon Scott was in his all too brief life,” Mr Vance stated.

“He was a pioneering determine within the Aussie music scene, and we really feel very privileged to have the help of the Scott household in sustaining his legacy right here on the Perth Mint.”

The cash may be bought for $149 in retailer or on-line from the Perth Mint.

Solely 5000 can be found.

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