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Icon Coins Talks Eric Carr Commemorative Coin

Icon Coins is happy to introduce our officially licensed Eric Carr Commemorative Collectors Coin!  Eric Carr, KISS drummer from 1980 until his untimely passing in 1991,  contributed his talent to the bands many gold and platinum albums during his tenure, and can be heard on the bands many hit songs from the 1980s including Lick It Up, Heaven’s on Fire, Crazy Nights, Tears are Falling, and Forever, to name a few.  In addition to his musical contributions, Eric Carr was equally known for his inviting personality and genuine love for the fans! From the time he joined the band to this very day, Eric Carr remains one of the most beloved members of the KISS family.

Each Eric Carr Commemorative Collectors Coin in die struck in heavy solid brass  with an antique silver finish. The front design features a beautiful sketch portrait of Eric Carr while the back design features his name, birth and passing years, Fox and Chikara icons representing his musical personas, over a shattered glass background reminiscent of the Crazy Nights album cover.

Each coin will also include an EXCLUSIVE backstage pass style laminate that will act as the coins Certificate of Authenticity featuring design elements from the coins themselves as well as an Eric Carr mini-bio.

This addition to the Icon Coins family is limited to 100 coins minted.

Each Collector Will Receive:

  • 1.75″ Die Struck Eric Carr Coin w/Antique Silver Finish
  • Velvet Coin Pouch
  • Exclusive Laminate/C.O.A.

Icon Coins designer, Ralph Asbury, has a long history when it comes to keeping the memory of Eric Carr alive.  It started in the late 1990s with an action figure.  At the time, McFarlane Toys had released the first set of official KISS action figures as KISS was back on top of the world with the Reunion Tour.  To help fans complete the set, Ralph created one of the earliest custom made Eric Carr action figures by re-purposing the Paul Stanley figure to represent the Fox character.  (One of these custom creations can be seen on the Eric Carr documentary, The Eric Carr Story: Inside the Tale of the Fox.) This led to an introduction to Eric’s family and the next effort to honor The Fox…

In 2000, Eric Carr tribute album, Prophecy, was released.  This project was a collection of songs written and performed by Ralph (under the name Ralph E. Carle) and dedicated to Eric Carr.  The packaging was designed as a fantasy version of the 1978 KISS solo albums featuring Ralph on the cover as a fictional KISS character presented as a portrait similar to the existing albums.  As the band members dedicated their solo albums to the other members, Prophecy was dedicated to Eric.  The album opens with a rare radio ID the was recorded prior to Eric’s passing in 1991.  Also included on the album are two different versions of the song Your Turn to Cry, as pre-KISS song recorded by Eric Carr with his teenage band, The Cellarmen.  The first version on the album is a cover version of the song, and the second version is the original recording featuring Eric on drums and vocals.  Prophecy was well received by KISS and Eric Carr fans alike.  Ralph appeared at KISS Expos around the US and Canada performing the songs and meeting fans of The Fox!

In 2011, Eric Carr: Unfinished Business would be released.  This project featured various artists and friends of Eric Carr completing demos and incomplete songs left behind by Carr.  Ralph Asbury was called on to design the packaging CD as well as coordinating some of the guest musicians who contributed to the album including AJ Pero of Twisted Sister and Kee Marcello of Europe.

And now in 2019, the next contribution the the memory of  great man and musician is on its way.  We at Icon Coins are very proud to be releasing the Official Eric Carr Commemorative Collectors Coin!

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Concept to Coin: The Jaws of Bruce

Below is a walk through the process of creating The Jaws of Bruce Limited Edition Collectors Coin.

Theme: The Jaws of Bruce
This coin was designed to honor the mechanical shark, Bruce, who has gone on to become a legend in his own right outside the blockbuster success of Steven Spielberg’s 1975 smash hit, Jaws!  Although it is well documented that Bruce was not easy to work with on the set, his film debut terrified a generation and then some.

Concept Art: Once we pin down the theme of our coins, we create the concept art as a visual representation of the coin.  This is adjusted until it is an accurate example of how we envision the coin.

3D Model: When the concept art is completed it is used to create a 3D model. This model goes through various adjustments to ensure that key features are not only visually accurate, but also to ensure that they meet technical specifications for the minting process.

Finished Coin: Upon final approval of the 3D model, a die is cut and used to strike the coins into solid heavy brass.  This process is followed by a series of finishing procedures resulting in the finished high quality coins that we pride ourselves on at Icon Coins.

Design: Front
The “Heads” side of The Jaws of Bruce coin features a high relief closeup of Bruce as would be seen by the actors who filmed their final scene with Bruce.  Although Bruce was not a real great white shark, I could only imaging how scary it must have been to be in the water with him!!

Design: Back
The “Tails” features a high relief full view of Bruce perched upon his rig that was used to maneuver and control this mechanical menace, along with a set of familiar barrels, some spare teeth, and an iconic vessel.

Only 750 of these Jawsome coins are available worldwide!

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Introducing The Roswell Incident Limited Edition Coin

Icon Coins Announces The Roswell Incident as its Next Limited Edition Collectible announced today that it will be releasing a limited edition collectors coin on May 20th, 2017 in honor of the 70th anniversary of The Roswell Incident. An icon in popular culture, The Roswell Incident has been the subject of various conspiracy theories, literature, television and film productions, and scientific debate since July, 1947 when a local rancher reported a crash on his land. While official word claims a simple weather balloon crashed in Roswell, New Mexico, witness accounts tell a very different story of out-of-this-world technology, extra-terrestrial beings, and a massive conspiracy & cover-up.

“The Roswell Incident fits in perfectly with what we do here at Icon Coins and it’s a perfect candidate for a high quality collectible.” said Ralph Asbury, lead designer and founder of Icon Coins. “There are so many different facets to The Roswell Incident and that’s why it has become such a phenomenon in popular culture.”

Design and Inspiration

The Roswell Incident Limited Edition Collectors Coin is not only inspired by the incident itself, but also by society’s enormous interest is extra-terrestrial life, space exploration, and very idea of whether or not we are alone in the universe. The design of the coin was inspired by the Pioneer Plaques and the Voyager Gold Records compiled by Carl Sagan as the first physical messages sent into space in the 1970s. In similar presentation, The Roswell Incident coin depicts various aspects of the incident including a classic alien face, crash site indicator, hieroglyphics found on some of the debris, a crashed flying saucer, and more.


The Roswell Incident Limited Edition Collectors Coin is a high quality die struck coin measuring 1.75″ in diameter minted in heavy solid brass with an antique silver finish. The coin is strictly limited to 500 coins worldwide. Each coin includes a signed and numbered Certificate of Authenticity and an alien grey velvet coin pouch.

Pricing and Availability

The Roswell Incident Limited Edition Collectors Coins is available exclusively at Advance orders can be placed now at a discounted price of $14.99 (regular price $19.99). All advance orders will be shipped on or before May 20th, 2017. Certificate numbers are assigned on a first come first serve basis.

About Icon Coins

Icon Coins is a branch of Lunar Moth Entertainment specializing in high quality collectible coins inspired by the icons of pop culture. Previous coins have included Jaws, Eddie Munster, The Wizard of Oz, and Bigfoot. For more information visit

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Bigfoot Collectors Coin Testimonials

Below is a small sampling of what people are saying about our new
Bigfoot Collectors Coin!


“I purchased 38/500 on this coin. VERY PLEASED. I encourage all who collect this type of souvenirs to buy one. This coin will be featured in the November issue of the newsletter Bigfoot Times.” – Daniel Perez, publisher of the Bigfoot Times Newsletter (

“I just received the Bigfoot Collectors Coin, and I am delighted. Such detail was put into the designs.  Thank you for your beautiful work!” – Janice K.

“Just wanted to share my Bigfoot collectors coin I ordered from Icon Coins. Its very beautiful and maybe a bit bigger than a silver dollar and has great thickness and weight to it. If you guys haven’t I would recommend getting one definitely worth the asking price.” – Adam B.

“I collect all things Bigfoot, and this coin is easily the best collectible to come out in a long time!  Great size, weight, and quality!” – Phil S.

Order Yours Today!

Bigfoot Collectors Coin – Limited Edition

$19.99 plus s&h




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Concept to Coin: Bigfoot

Below is the evolution of the Icon Coins Bigfoot Limited Edition Collectors Coin.

The top row shows the concept art/design for our Bigfoot coin, which was designed combining hand drawn elements with photographs and digitally created items to depict Bigfoot in its natural habitat. The middle row shows the 3D rendering of the concept used to create the die used by the mint to strike the coins.  And finally, the bottom row shows the finished Bigfoot coins, struck in heavy brass with an antique gold finish.  Only 500 of these coins where created and include a numbered C.O.A and velvet coin pouch. Visit our shop to order yours today! Click Here


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Bigfoot Coin Creator Talks Inspiration

With the Bigfoot Collectors Coin on its way I wanted to share with you my inspiration for the project. Being a pop culture kid from the 70s and 80s, it would have been nearly impossible for Bigfoot to have escaped my radar. As far back as I can remember Bigfoot has been an enjoyable part of my life in one way or another.


One of my earliest interests in Bigfoot was the Saturday morning show “Bigfoot and Wildboy” by Sid and Marty Krofft. I was a huge “Land of The Lost” (another Krofft show) fan already and “Bigfoot and Wildboy” quickly became a favorite. This was around the same time as Star Wars was a big hit, and I was one of those kids who had all the action figures. Between recreating scenes from the Death Star, I would take my Luke Skywalker figure and my Chewbacca and use them as Bigfoot and Wildboy. Good times!


I would watch Planet of the Apes on television as they often aired those films on Sunday afternoons. I used to put gloves on my feet and mimic Cornelius. Then I saw a commercial for Buster Brown Bigfoot shoes! I didn’t really care what the shoes looked like, but the bottoms had a footprint that would leave Bigfoot tracks on the ground. I had to have them!! They even came with a Bigfoot ring/whistle… Again, good times!


Being a huge wrestling fans, I instantly recognized the great Andre the Giant as Bigfoot on The Six Million Dollar Man episodes “The Secret of Bigfoot” Parts I and II. I also instantly realized that the later episodes to feature Bigfoot were not Andre in the role, but rather actor Ted Cassidy (who I did not recognize).

When I was a little older I liked to read books about Bigfoot. I must have spent hours staring at images from the classic Patterson film. I was always a little confused in school as to why the Bigfoot books were in the same section as the books on Dracula, Frankenstein, and such, as clearly they are fiction…….

As an adult I have enjoyed plenty of documentaries about Bigfoot, along with any number of movies presenting various fictional Bigfoot situations. Everything from Harry and the Henderson’s to horror movies. Today there is a large variety of Bigfoot info available online and on television, and I try to take in as much of it as I can. Bigfoot is a very alluring subject that pulls so many people in. Believers and non-believers alike. To me there is no debate. Bigfoot is out there!

My line of collectible coins at is an extension of all things that have interested me as I try to keep my work related to things that I love, and the subject Bigfoot is surely one of those things. The Bigfoot Collectors Coin is for all of us who have enjoyed Bigfoot, experienced Bigfoot, and continue to have Bigfoot in our lives. Its a great keepsake for anyone, young and old. Thank you to everyone who has already ordered their Bigfoot coin! If you have not, please do as the earlier you order, the lower the number you get from the limited edition. There will only be 500 of these, and they are moving quickly!

Thank you and I hope you enjoy!

Ralph Asbury, Icon Coins

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Shark Research Collectors Coins Now Available!!


Icon Coins is happy to announce that our brand new Shark Research Collectors Coins are now in stock and available for you to order!

These coins are very special as they are a fundraising effort for the Shark Research Committee, and 50 plus year old organization dedicated to shark education and study.  Each purchase will help to fund pioneering studies that will benefit future generations of sharks and humans alike!

Only 1,000 Shark Research Coins Available Worldwide!

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Limited Edition Bigfoot Collectors Coin

bigfootpreorderIcon Coins Bigfoot Collectors Coin Now Available for Pre-Order!

Icon Coins is happy to announce our brand new collectors coin honoring Bigfoot!  Each Limited Edition 1.75″ coin will be die struck with a highly detailed 3D rendering of our favorite hairy icon and his unmistakable footprint!  Each coin is struck in heavy brass with an antique gold finish.

Only 500 Limited Edition Bigfoot Coins will  be available!

Bigfoot is one of the most iconic figures in American folklore with history dating well back into Native American legends and beyond.  Today, Bigfoot has become a pop culture phenomenon having found his/her way into almost every facet of media including television, movies, books, documentaries, and more.

Each Collector Will Receive:

  • 1.75″ Die Struck Bigfoot Coin w/Antique Gold Finish
  • Velvet Coin Pouch
  • Numbered Certificate of Authenticity

Pre-Orders are now open for you to reserve your coin!

Pre-Orders will receive the lowest numbered coins in the limited edition and are assigned on a first come first serve basis.  The official release date for this coin is Sept 25, 2016.  Pre-Orders will ship on or around the release date.

Limited Edition Bigfoot Collectors Coin Pre-Order
$19.99 plus s&h

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Icon Coins Supports Shark Research with New Coin

New Shark Research Collectors Coin Available for Pre- Order!!

Click image for a larger view of the Shark Research Collectors Coin design.

Icon Coins is happy to announce that we have designed a new collectors coin to raise awareness for the importance of shark research and conservation, with proceeds going to help fund ground breaking work in this area.

With the success of our 40 Years of Fear collectors coin in 2015, which celebrated the 40th anniversary of JAWS, we heard from a lot of people around the world who were also interested in real life sharks.  One of the most common requests we received during that time was to do a special coin for shark research. We have selected Ralph S. Collier’s Shark Research Committee to receive funding from this project to help the continuation of their ongoing work and dedication to the field of shark education and discovery.  Mr. Collier is a well known contributor to the field having founded the Shark Research Committee over 50 years ago.  His contributions have been consistent and plentiful in furthering the understanding of shark behavior and ecology.  Currently, the Shark Research Committee is developing a unique method of shark DNA research that will broaden the boundaries of various aspects of shark conservation.  Like many organizations, the Shark Research Committee relies on independent fundraising efforts to continue its work and we are happy to help!

Each 1.75 inch Limited Edition Collectors Coin is die struck in heavy solid brass with an antique silver finish and features a highly detailed 3D sculpt.  Only a limited number of these special coins will be minted worldwide.  Along with the coin itself, each shark enthusiast will also receive a numbered Certificate of Authenticity and a velvet coin pouch.

Pre-Orders are now open for you to reserve your coin!

Pre-Order your Shark Research Collectors Coin today to show your support for shark research and conservation efforts!  Pre-Orders will receive the lowest numbered coins in the limited edition and are assigned on a first come first serve basis. Pre-Orders will ship on or before the release date of August 28, 2016.

UPDATE! Randomly selected pre-orders will be selected to receive a special FREE BONUS with their order!! If you have already reserved your Shark Research Collectors Coin, you are already eligible!

Shark Research Collectors Coin
$24.99 plus s&h

Now Available!  Click Here to Order!


Stay tuned to for more announcements!