Deadshot first appeared in Batman #59, released by DC Comics in 1950.
Created by David Vern Reed, Lew Schwartz, and Bob Kane, Deadshot, aka Floyd Lawton, was captured by Batman and remained in prison until 1977 when, in Detective Comics #474, he escaped with the aim of destroying Batman. Armed with a high-tech laser eye, Deadshot established himself as one of the world’s deadliest assassins before being taken down by the Dark Knight and sentenced to life in Belle Reve Penitentiary for the countless assassinations he committed.
Portrayed in David Ayer’s 2016 film Suicide Squad by Will Smith, Deadshot was motivated by a desire to protect his daughter Zoe, letting himself be captured by Batman and put into Belle Reve at her request not to harm the Dark Knight.
* Original Packaging and Numbered Certificate of Authenticity
* Struck from 99.99% pure Proof Silver
* Special Limited Edition Suicide Squad Collectible Silver Coin
* The 2019 Suicide Squad: Deadshot 1 oz. Silver proof has an extremely limited mintage of only 3,000!
The coin’s reverse design depicts a colored image of Suicide Squad’s Deadshot in full military gear including his iconic laser eye. Behind him, an illustrated background depicts Deadshot’s stylised icon from the film. Also included in the design is the Suicide Squad logo, the inscription ‘DEADSHOT’ and the Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark.
Issued as legal tender under the authority of the Government of Tuvalu, the obverse of the coin depicts the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the monetary denomination, and the 2019 year-date.
The coin is housed in a classic display case with a clear lid. Packaged within a themed shipper, each coin is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.