Mike Tyson Collaborates with Celebrity Mint for Exclusive Collectible Coin Collection

HOUSTON, Dec. 04, 2023 — Boxing legend and cultural phenomenon Mike Tyson has partnered with Houston-based Celebrity Mint to introduce a unique series of gold and silver collectibles, launching just in time for the holiday season. The collection, which is now available for purchase on CelebrityMint and eBay, includes a range of limited edition items crafted from .9999 gold and .999 silver, marking a significant entry into the world of legal tender trading coins.

During an eBay Live event, Tyson unveiled the collection, expressing his pride and excitement about the project. “This is legendary,” Tyson remarked. “This is humbling me. I’m very proud of this… This is the baddest coin on the planet.” The collection features the Iron Mike Signature Series Coins, with 1,499 2 oz. silver and 491 5 oz. silver coins, each autographed by Tyson and certified by the Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS). Additionally, the collection includes 0.5 Gram Gold Legends Series cards, authenticated and certified by Numismatic Guaranty Co. (NGC) through its coin grading arm NGCX, with only 1,000 produced, including 100 chase cards in a vibrant green colorway.

The series also boasts 2 oz. Silver Chibi Coins and 24k Gilded 2 oz. Silver Chibi Coins, graded by PCGS Proof Ultra Cam 69 or 70, with only 500 made, including 50 of the 24k Gilded Silver. “We are unveiling the ultimate sports collectible piece,” said Celebrity Mint co-founder Kenny Duncan Jr. “When we founded Celebrity Mint, we wanted to work with icons – the best of the best. It is an honor and pleasure to work with Iron Mike to create these new collectibles that celebrate his legendary career.”

Celebrity Mint, founded by the Duncan Group of Houston’s U.S. Coins and Jewelry, aims to merge the excitement of sports memorabilia collecting with the prestige of coin collecting, inviting a new generation of collectors. Following its successful launch with wrestling icon Ric Flair at New York Comic Con, Celebrity Mint plans to expand its Legends Series with upcoming launches featuring Floyd Mayweather, Pete Rose, and other notable figures.

ABOUT CELEBRITY MINT: Established in 2023 by the Duncan Group, Celebrity Mint introduces the first legal tender trading coins, reimagining precious metal coins as trading cards. The brand seeks to revolutionize the collectible market by combining the allure of precious metals with the legacy of sports legends and iconic celebrities.

ABOUT U.S. COINS AND JEWELRY: Since 1985, U.S. Coins has been a leader in Houston for rare gold and silver coins, bullion, fine diamonds and jewelry, Swiss watches, and sports collectibles. Known for its honesty, integrity, value, and trust, U.S. Coins and Jewelry offers an educational and welcoming environment for collectors and investors alike.