Tarzana, CA (Thursday, April 14, 2022) – Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc., and Goliath Coins announced that they will be creating a series of coins celebrating the 100th Anniversary of Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. Burroughs is the legendary author who created Tarzan®, John Carter of Mars®, and other iconic characters. Numerous authors and filmmakers credit Burroughs as a major influence.
The Goliath Coins will feature characters from the Edgar Rice Burroughs Universe™ such as Tarzan, John Carter, Dejah Thoris®, Tars Tarkas™, and others.
Goliath Coins are large, collectible display coins that feature incredibly detailed sculpted artwork. Each coin comes with a display stand and they are paintable. Goliath Coins can also be used as game markers, first player tokens, and game props in various role playing or board games.
The coins will be released this summer. They will be sold individually and as a set. MSRP of a single coin is $14.99.
Goliath Coins owner Joe Ward said, “I grew up reading Edgar Rice Burroughs with my family, so the opportunity to create these coins is very special to me.”
The president of Edgar Rice Burroughs Inc., Jim Sullos, said, “Our company was founded by Mr. Burroughs in 1923, and it is a testament to his enduring legacy that we are still going strong a full century later. I can think of no better way to commemorate this special occasion than by working with Goliath Coins to produce a set of collectible coins featuring the immortal heroes of the wondrous universe he created, a keepsake that may be treasured forever.”
Contact: Joe Ward
Phone: (626) 290-4540
Contact: Jim Sullos
Phone: (818) 344-0181
ABOUT EDGAR RICE BURROUGHS, INC.
From its headquarters in Tarzana, California, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc., administers the intellectual property of American author Edgar Rice Burroughs (1875–1950), one of the twentieth century’s most prolific and enduring writers. Mr. Burroughs’ 80+ novels and 40+ short stories have been adapted into 60 films and 250 television episodes, and are featured in comic books, video games, apparel, and other merchandise. Through worldwide ownership of copyrights and trademarks, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc., oversees authorized adaptations of his literary works in film, television, radio, publishing, theatrical stage productions, licensing, and merchandising. The company, which licenses the copyrights and trademarks of Mr. Burroughs’ fictional heroes, including Tarzan of the Apes®, John Carter of Mars®, Carson of Venus®, and many more, is owned by his heirs and operates from offices the author built in 1927 on the site of his former Tarzana ranch in the San Fernando Valley.