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ROTJ Greedo with Coin
« on: May 3, 2004, 11:39 PM »
I came across this recently and was curious. I'm not a huge vintage collector, but I'm not sure I've ever seen this before.



The owner claims it's real and was produced in the factory. He said he bought it 20 years ago. I tend to think he or somebody else just stuck the coin on the card. Can anybody shed any light on this?

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Re: ROTJ Greedo with Coin
« Reply #1 on: May 4, 2004, 12:45 AM »
Only my opinion, which doesn't amount for much with respect to vintage, but I'm inclined to agree with you Simon.  I've been watching vinty auctions for at least a year now, all sorts including carded.  I have never seen an ROTJ card with a coin.
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Re: ROTJ Greedo with Coin
« Reply #2 on: May 4, 2004, 10:21 AM »
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NO, I don't think so.

The coin looks like a picture pasted on the card in from what I can see. Looks too flat sitting on the card & theres no clear plastic bubble to protect it.
I took a quick shot of my ROTJ Teebo with a Imp. Dignitary coin on it & you can see that it has depth sitting on the card & it is more clear.


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I'm with Brent on this one, I've never seen a ROTJ carded figure come with a coin on it.

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Re: ROTJ Greedo with Coin
« Reply #3 on: May 5, 2004, 05:03 AM »
Here's another pic.  Looks like a bit of depth here.


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Re: ROTJ Greedo with Coin
« Reply #4 on: May 5, 2004, 05:15 AM »
Yes, it does look like a bit of depth there. Anymore pictures on this Simon so I can run it by a few of the guys I know. Maybe closer towards the coin on the side if possible.

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Re: ROTJ Greedo with Coin
« Reply #5 on: May 5, 2004, 05:53 AM »
This is the only other picture that he has. Thanks for the help.


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Re: ROTJ Greedo with Coin
« Reply #6 on: May 5, 2004, 12:10 PM »
I've not heard of anything like this, either. I would agree and say that I also think it's just a case of somebody gluing a POTF coin onto a ROTJ card. I'm pretty sure it's not factory made simply because the POTF coins started with the POTF line, which came after the ROTJ line. So, the coins, in theory, were not even being produced when this card was made. Also, what cardback is it? It's not a 48-back, since that would have the Nien Nunb offer on the front, so it's a later version of the ROTJ series (65, 77 or 79). Basically, looks like a kitschy custom.  :P Kinda neat to have, though. I wonder how the coin is attached?
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Re: ROTJ Greedo with Coin
« Reply #7 on: May 20, 2004, 08:51 AM »
Not the real deal. I am huge into the power of the force coins and it just didnt happen that way.
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Re: ROTJ Greedo with Coin
« Reply #8 on: May 20, 2004, 09:12 AM »
Not the real deal. I am huge into the power of the force coins and it just didnt happen that way.

Yeah I thought as much. I was hoping I had found a weird and wonderful rarity.