Super Bowl 47
Super Bowl XLVII or Super Bowl 47
Being contested in New Orleans, Louisiana, for the first time in 11 years, Super Bowl XLVII will pit the NFC champion versus the AFC champion on February 3, 2013, at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The NFC champion will be the home team, while the AFC champion will be the away team. Other bids that were considered to host Super Bowl XLVII were from the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona (which will host Super Bowl XLIX), and Sun Life Stadium near Miami, Florida. This will be the 10th Super Bowl hosted by the city of New Orleans. The others were Super Bowl IV, won by the Kansas City Chiefs over the Minnesota Vikings; Super Bowl VI, won by the Dallas Cowboys over the Miami Dolphins; Super Bowl IX, won by the Pittsburgh Steelers over the Vikings; Super Bowl XII, won by the Cowboys over the Denver Broncos; Super Bowl XV, won by the Oakland Raiders over the Philadelphia Eagles; Super Bowl XX, who by the Chicago Bears over the New England Patriots; Super Bowl XXIV, won by the San Francisco 49ers over the Broncos; Super Bowl XXXI, who by the Green Bay Packers over the Patriots; and Super Bowl XXXVI, who by the Patriots over the St. Louis Rams. CBS-TV, which owns American rights to the telecast, will charge $4 million per 30-second commercial. The Superdome, which has a capacity of 76,468 for football, opened August 3, 1975. The Highland Mint has been producing licensed products commemorating the Super Bowl and its winner for more than 20 years. Among these limited-edition collectibles are exact replicas of the coin that is flipped immediately prior to the Super Bowl. Other Super Bowl-related products from The Highland Mint include PhotoMints, Coins, Coin Sets, Silver Coin Cards, Etched Acrylics and Ticket Frames.