Mickey Mouse is one of the most recognizable animated characters in the world. The Disney mascot has been featured in a number of movies and short films since his introduction in 1928. New Zealand Mint’s Mickey Through the Ages Series is honoring Mickey by adding another coin to the series. The 2017 1/4 oz Gold Niue Mickey Mouse Fantasia Series Proof Coins that are now available from Silver.com.
- Arrives in a commemorative box with full color artwork and a Certificate of Authenticity.
- Mintage limited to 1,000 coins only.
- From the Mickey Through the Ages release program.
- Consists of One-Quarter Troy ounce of .9999 fine gold.
- Bears a face value of $25 (NZD) backed by the government of Niue.
- Obverse features Queen Elizabeth II.
- Mickey Mouse graces the reverse as the Sorcerer’s Apprentice in Fantasia.
- Proof coins.
All of the coins in this listing will ship in a wooden case that is perfect for displaying your new coin.
The wooden box ships out within a themed shipper box with artwork from the movie on display in full color. These coins all come with a Certificate of Authenticity, as well.
These coins are part of the Mickey Through the Ages Series from the New Zealand Mint. This series showcases designs from the original animated films in stunning detail. Each coin will feature a design from a different Disney film that Mickey Mouse stars in. The latest coin’s design is based on a scene in Fantasia.
The obverse of each 2017 1/4 oz Gold Niue Mickey Mouse Fantasia Series Proof Coin bears the image of Queen Elizabeth II created by Ian Rank-Broadley in 1998. This depiction marks the fourth for the Queen since she got the crown.
On the reverse of these coins, you will see an image of Mickey Mouse as the Sorcerer’s Apprentice in Fantasia. He wears the magic hat on his head while he orders a mop to carry two buckets of water. This movie was just the third full-length film created by Walt Disney. It was released in November of 1940.
New Zealand Mint produces all of the coins in the Mickey Through the Ages series. The mint is located in Auckland, New Zealand. While the New Zealand Mint produces bullion coinage for a number of different nations in the South Pacific, it does not work with the New Zealand government to create official currency or bullion for the country.
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