It’s been more than a decade since it was first released, by the Disney-Pixar film Cars remains one of the most popular among children of all ages. The life and times of these talking cars spawned a sequel film a few years later, as well as a spinoff film called Planes, which took the franchise to the sky with new characters. Right now, the 2017 1 oz Niue Silver Disney Cars Lightning McQueen Proof Coin is available to purchase online from JM Bullion.
- Arrives in a Perspex coin case with Cars-themed outer packaging and Certificate of Authenticity!
- One of the first two coins released in the new Cars Series!
- Limited mintage of only 10,000 coins!
- Contains 1 Troy oz of .999 pure silver.
- Bears a face value of $2 (NZD) backed by the government of Niue.
- Obverse features Queen Elizabeth II.
- Reverse includes a colorized image of Lightning McQueen.
Each of the 2017 Niue Silver Lightning McQueen Proof Coins in this listing arrives inside of a Perspex case for beautiful display and long-term protection, and is shipped inside of a Cars-themed artistic shipper with imagery of Radiator Springs and Lightning McQueen. Included with your purchase is a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.
In the film Cars, Lightning McQueen is a brash rookie on the Piston Cup circuit, who finds himself lost in the backwoods of California in the sleepy desert town of Radiator Springs. Though he doesn’t realize it at first, McQueen encounters one of the greatest racers from Piston Cup history living in the quiet town, and from Doc he learns how to become a true racer on the circuit.
All of the silver coins in this beautiful proof series include a colorized image of the character featured on the coin. This colorization is limited to the reverse field, and includes only the logo of the movie and the image of the character.
On the reverse of the 2017 1 oz Niue Silver Disney Cars Lightning McQueen Proof coin you’ll find the image of McQueen, stopped on the road on the way out of Radiator Springs. In the background you’ll notice the desert motif of Radiator Springs and sign that reads “Radiator Springs, Leaving So Soon?”
The obverse of all the coins in this collection include the popular right-profile portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. Her Majesty is featured on this coin in the 1998 depiction from Ian Rank-Broadley, which serves as the fourth-generation image of the Queen on British and commonwealth coinage.
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