Show Me... the Yu-Gi-Oh! Money
The Leading E-retailer For Precious Metals and Rare Coins
OKLAHOMA CITY June 22, 2022 – APMEX, the nation's largest online precious metals retailers, and Konami Cross Media NY, Inc. announced today the launch of a new collection series of gold and silver coins based on the Yu-Gi-Oh! Anime series that has spawned one of the most bankable entertainment franchises of all time. The announcement was made by Jennifer Coleman, Vice President of Licensing and Marketing at Konami Cross Media NY.
Konami Cross Media, NY will team with APMEX to design coins based on the original Yu-Gi-Oh! series and will feature one of the main characters Yami Yugi as well as other popular characters and monsters from the show.
The Yu-Gi-Oh! coin collection adds a new layer of collectability for the franchise. Launching in the first quarter of 2022, the collection will consist of: 1oz silver “flip coins” as well as silver antiqued and gold versions. Additionally, 1 oz. silver character and monster colorized coins will also be offered.
“This is a great way to commemorate the 25th anniversary of Yu-Gi-Oh!,” said Coleman. “APMEX currently has partnerships with several high-profile entertainment brands and we are pleased to be a cornerstone of their Anime offerings.”
Michael Steinhardt, Division Merchandise Manager at APMEX added: “Fresh from bringing the precious metals industry its first shoppable mobile app, we are pleased to extend our expertise with Konami Cross Media NY and Yu-Gi-Oh!, the premier property in the world of Anime.”
The Yu-Gi-Oh! gold and silver coins will be available for purchase by fans and collectors in the United States (including its territories, possessions and commonwealths), Canada, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Cayman Islands, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates, and the United Kingdom.
Since opening its doors in 2000, APMEX remains one of the largest sources in the Precious Metals industry. Over the last two decades, the company has sold more than $15 billion in Gold, Silver, and other Precious Metals in more than 60 countries around the world. APMEX's headquarters is located in the old Federal Reserve Building in downtown Oklahoma City, where it has grown into an online retailer with over 300 employees and a selection of over 20,000 products that include Gold, Silver, Platinum, Palladium, numismatics, and semi-numismatics. APMEX sells products for both investing and collecting.
About Konami Cross Media NY, Inc.
Konami Cross Media NY, Inc. is a member of KONAMI Group and specializes in multiplatform brand management and production. Konami Cross Media NY takes a 360-degree approach in managing the rights to globally iconic IPs such as Yu-Gi-Oh!, Bomberman, Contra and Frogger.
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