The United Kingdom’s Royal Mint has paid tribute to singer David Bowie in an out-of-this-world way.
For those who don’t want to enter the sweepstakes via the Royal Mint’s Facebook page, there are a number of versions of the coin available for sale, with prices ranging from £13 for an uncirculated £5 coin to a £1,000 gold coin that goes for £72,195 the Express noted.
Introducing the third British Music Legend to be celebrated on a commemorative coin – David Bowie. Add the coin…
“In recognition of Bowie’s first hit single, Space Oddity, we felt it was fitting to send his coin into space and celebrate the Starman in his own pioneering fashion,” Clare Maclennan, the Royal Mint’s divisional director of commemorative coins told the Guardian. (RELATED: David Bowie’s Son Hated Lady Gaga’s Tribute To His Dad Last Night)
The Royal Mint also has various commemorative coins for Elton John and Queen available for sale.