The limited edition Star Wars™ coins are only available in Canada
TORONTO, Nov. 18, 2015 /CNW/ - CIBC (TSX: CM) (NYSE: CM) is thrilled to be the exclusive bank in Canada
distributing the officially licensed new Star Wars™ collectible Silver coins to celebrate the highly anticipated release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the seventh film in this epic space adventure film franchise.
"As the excitement builds toward the December 18th release date of the film, I wouldn't wait too long to order a coin
because there's only a limited number available," says Vineet Malhotra,
Managing Director and Head, Alternate and Retail Solutions Group, CIBC.
"Each coin has a limited mintage of only 10,000 worldwide. For sci-fi
fans of any age or coin collectors, they are the perfect holiday season
The coins feature many of the exciting new characters in next month's
Each coin is 1 oz. of fine silver and comes presented in Star Wars™ themed packaging with a Certificate of Authenticity from the New Zealand
Mint. Priced at C$119.99 each, they can be ordered at any CIBC branch
Darth Vader - now available
The coin face captures the moment of Darth Vader's appearance in the
1977 release of Star Wars: A New Hope.
Kylo Ren - now available
Wearing a fearsome mask, this dark warrior, a new Star Wars™ character, is strong with the Force. Kylo Ren commands First Order
missions with a temper as fiery as his unconventional lightsaber.
Captain Phasma - now available
Clad in distinctive metallic armour, this new Star Wars™ character Captain Phasma commands the First Order's legions of
Rey - to be released in December
This coin features a high-impact image of another new Star Wars™ character Rey, who hails from a desert planet called Jakku and lives in
a ship graveyard. She is a self-sufficient and solitary survivor,
toughened from a lifetime of dealing with the cutthroats of the
Han Solo - to be released in December
This coin face captures the face of Han Solo frozen in carbonite as in
the 1980 release of Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back.
Customers can expect in-branch delivery within three-to-five business
days and home delivery within five-to-seven business days. Star Wars: The Force Awakens opens in theatres in Canada on Dec. 18.
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Produced in cooperation with S&A Partners, an Official licensee of
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SOURCE Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce
Image with caption: "Kylo Ren - 1 oz pure Silver coin depicts the dark warrior making his debut in Star Wars: The Force Awakens. (CNW Group/Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20151118_C9329_PHOTO_EN_44457.jpg
Image with caption: "Rey - 1 oz pure Silver coin features a new exciting Star Wars™ character. (CNW Group/Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20151118_C9329_PHOTO_EN_44458.jpg
Image with caption: "Clad in distinctive metallic armour, this new Star Wars™ character Captain Phasma commands the First Order's legions of Troopers. (CNW Group/Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20151118_C9329_PHOTO_EN_44459.jpg
Image with caption: "Inside the box display of the Darth Vader silver coin. (CNW Group/Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20151118_C9329_PHOTO_EN_44461.jpg
Image with caption: "This 1 oz pure Silver Darth Vader coin captures his appearance in the 1977 release of Star Wars: A New Hope. (CNW Group/Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20151118_C9329_PHOTO_EN_44462.jpg
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