The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug : Smaug's Treasure - Coin Pouch

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Deep within the mountain kingdom of Erebor a lake of gold and precious jewels laps at the green stone pillars of the ancient Dwarf city.

Innumerable coins of Dwarven mint lie piled so deep that a Dragon the size of Smaug the Terrible can swim among them like a giant red serpent.

Stamped in the gold smithies of a long-dead Dwarf king, they glitter like so many dew-kissed autumn leaves lying thick upon a bleak forest floor, a sad, twinkling monument to a once proud race made humble by the great worm.

The coins are exact replicas, drawn from molds of the original coins created for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug by the 3 Foot 7 Art Department.

Made from metal (zinc alloy) plated to look every bit as precious as if they were made of solid gold.

The coins come in a cloth pouch with a draw string to keep your treasure safe.

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Most useful user reviews

BenNMcCabe
03/04/14
Weta Collector
3 stars

Different Surface Finish

I really love the style of art on these coins. It fit... Read more.

I really love the style of art on these coins. It fit the era nicely. I can imagine them being cast or stamped in the foundries of Erebor. However, I had purchased the first coin when it first came out (and was very pleased with it) and the coins included in this pouch have a very different surface finish. The coins are less shiny, almost having a media blasted finish. They are less gold, more of a pale yellow. They don't glimmer the way I'd hoped. The coin #1 from this set is also noticeably thinner than the previous casting (though features designs along the rim that were absent in the first casting). I was a bit disappointed in the quality of the finish compared to the last one..It's a noticeable difference that really keeps the extra coin from fitting in. I really loved the finish on the first coin and was hoping for the same quality in this set. Also, the second picture in the set for the coin pouch features a coin I don't recognize. It is not the first coin, though seems to take its place for that picture. I was hoping to receive that coin in order to complete my set. All in all, I am pleased with this item, I was just a bit confused about the differences between products. Hide.

8 of 8 people found this useful.

jmparelli
22/04/14
Weta Collector
4 stars

A decent product

I recently just purchased this set and had previously brought the 1st... Read more.

I recently just purchased this set and had previously brought the 1st coin when it was released. I must say I noticed a significant difference in the two however on reading other comments I understand the need to have the trademark stamp. I feel the coins would be something that strong dwarf hands would hold. I really like them overall :) Hide.

2 of 2 people found this useful.

SAitch
02/05/14
Weta Collector
4 stars

Great trinkets from the movie

These are a nice little set of prop replicas from the DoS... Read more.

These are a nice little set of prop replicas from the DoS movie. The coins are made of a metal with a nice finish. The designs are nice and fit with the theme of the movie with Dwarvish designs. These are more of an accompaniment to a display rather than the highlight. Great work again Weta! Hide.

1 of 1 people found this useful.