Imperial Star Destroyer Added to the New Star Wars Ships Coin Collection

The backbone of the powerful Imperial Starfleet, the Star Destroyer, is the second coin to be added to the new Star Wars Ships coin collection from New Zealand Mint. It featured in a number of Star Wars movies including Star Wars: A New Hope, Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back and Star Wars: Return of the Jedi. With a worldwide mintage of only 10,000 coins, you might have to hurry to get yours! Start your collection today.



Following the design of the first coin in the collection – the Millennium Falcon – the Star Destroyer coin is also coloured and engraved, featuring part of the design blueprint for the ship. Presented in a high-quality Star Wars branded and stylized inner coin packaging, it is a fabulous collectible for any fan! The Certificate of Authenticity sits within the coin case.


Star Destroyer

This wedge-shaped ship evolved from the smaller Venator-class Star Destroyer, a mainstay of the Republic Navy during the Clone Wars. This later Imperial-class built upon the strengths of these Republic predecessors.


It’s a capital ship bristling with weapons emplacements. Turbolasers and tractor beam projectors dot its surface. Its belly hangar bay can launch TIE fighters, boarding craft, land assault units, hyperspace probes, or be used to hold captured craft. In the days of the Empire, its bustling bridge would be staffed by the finest crewers in the Imperial starfleet. Its presence in a system marks matters of extreme Imperial import.


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4 thoughts on “Imperial Star Destroyer Added to the New Star Wars Ships Coin Collection

  • March 20, 2017 at 5:55 pm

    I could be wrong about this but, it looks to me like the design they used for that coin is a blueprint for the Finalizer, which is a Resurgent-class star destroyer. Still plenty cool of course!

    • March 20, 2017 at 6:56 pm

      You are right, thats a first order star destroyer

    • March 20, 2017 at 11:32 pm

      Technically, it’s not even a “Star Destroyer”, per-se. On Wookieepedia, it’s classified as a Battlecruiser. But whatevs.

    • March 21, 2017 at 2:04 am

      Glad I wasn’t here who caught it. I don’t care if they are lame looking, I just want original vehicles in TLJ.

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