Its hard to think of Disney World or Walt Disney and not picture the ever-present Mickey Mouse. The first character popularized by Walt Disney nearly 90 years ago, Mickey Mouse has entertained generations of children and adults over the course of 10 different decades now. The 2016 1 oz Niue Mickey Mouse The Band Concert Series Silver Coin is available now from JM Bullion.
- Coin ships to you in a wooden display case and themed packaging.
- Maximum mintage set at 10,000 coins for global distribution.
- Comes from the Mickey Through the Ages Series.
- Contains 1 Troy oz of .999 pure silver.
- Issued a face value of $2 (NZD) by the government of Niue.
- Obverse features Queen Elizabeth II.
- Mickey Mouse as the bandleader on the reverse.
- Includes a Certificate of Authenticity.
The Mickey Mouse Through the Ages release of coins is part of the larger Disney Classics coins from the New Zealand Mint. These coins celebrate the change roles and images of Mickey dating back to his introduction in Steamboat Willy in 1928. In this particular release, Mikey is featured in his role as the bandleader from The Band Concert.
Released in 1935, The Band Concert is notable in Disney history because it was the first animated short released in color. Mickey is depicted as a bandleader trying to get through the William Tell Overture despite the constant interruptions and distractions from Donald Duck, who is supposed to be a concessions vendor during the performance.
Each of these 2016 1 oz Niue Mickey Mouse The Band Concert Series Silver Coins features a brilliant, colorized depiction of Mickey Mouse as the bandleader on the reverse face. Mickey is featured conducting the band, with his wand in his right hand and musical notes filling the air around him.
The obverse face of the coin features the right-profile portrait of Queen Elizabeth II from Ian Rank-Broadley. Her Majestys portrait appears on the obverse of all commonwealth coins, and has since her ascension to the throne in 1952. This portrait from Broadley is the fourth-generation depiction of the Queen.
The New Zealand Mint is a privately owned facility located in Auckland. Despite its name, the New Zealand Mint is not the sovereign mint of the nation, and all New Zealand dollars and official coinage are produced by the Royal Canadian Mint and Royal Mint in London.
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