Superman Arabic Pepsi Can Bank


This is an old coin bank designed to look like a Pepsi can, except it has a picture of Superman on the back. I doubt it ever had soda in it as the top is a coin slot and the bottom has a large hole where the stopper used to be. It’s very unusual in that it features Arabic lettering; the side of the can gives details about the Pepsi bottler Dubai Refreshments Company Ltd. located in the United Arab Emirates.

The can is about 4″ high with a 2-1/2″ diameter and features a slightly miscolored picture of Superman with the yellow and red reversed in his emblem, and yellow trim on his boots. The art style appears to be licensing art from the period, probably by comics master José Luis García-López. It’s copyright dated 1982.

Anyone know anything else about it? Please contact me.




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