Following the band’s chart-topping album Number of The Beast, the pressure was on for Iron Maiden. However, their next release Piece of Mind in 1983 proved their ambition was unparalleled. Their 4th album was a critical and commercial success, reaching number three in the UK album charts and going platinum in the UK and North America. As a tribute to the 40th anniversary of Piece of Mind, Eddie, Iron Maiden’s mascot, is featured on this ultra high relief silver coin fighting his shackles as an imprisoned maniac.
The incredibly thin and flexible silver sheets and licensed artwork create an exceptional numismatic collectible. In fact, the notes only measure a mind-boggling 0.045 mm in thickness – less than half the thickness of an average sheet of paper.
This will be the final installment in CIT’s Iron Maiden tribute series.