Apr 122016
 

New coins featuring two more famous Disney princesses are now available from The Perth Mint.

The latest gold and silver releases portray Tiana from the 2009 production The Princess and the Frog, and Rapunzel from the 2010 picture Tangled – the 49th and 50th animated features from Walt Disney Studios.

With vividly coloured character portrayals, both silver coins are made from 1oz of 99.9% pure silver in stunning proof quality. Fully-struck, their gold proof companions are both delicately crafted from 1/4oz of 99.99% pure gold.

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Like previous releases in this popular series, no more than 10,000 of each silver coin and 1,000 of each gold coin will ever be released, each housed in superb presentation packaging.

Further information:

Disney Princess – Tiana

Disney Princess – Rapunzel

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Dec 032015
 

Disney – Season’s Greetings Classic 2015 1oz Silver Proof Coin

This is the first Disney collectable coin to feature artwork from The Walt Disney Company’s Corporate Season’s Greetings cards of year’s past. The rarely seen image from 1935 features Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Pluto and Clarabelle Cow arriving at Mickey’s house on a snowy Christmas evening. Originally created for key figures in the motion picture industry, the image is also featured on the packaging. Mintage: 10,000.

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Disney – Season’s Greetings 1/2oz Silver Proof Coin

This coin’s reverse features Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Daisy Duck, Donald Duck, Pluto and Goofy bearing gifts for Christmas. The coin is presented in a star-shaped coin capsule, which sits inside its book-themed outer packaging. The star capsule comes complete with a ribbon and is ready to be hung on the Christmas tree. Mintage: 10,000.

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Both Disney coins are issued by New Zealand Mint as legal tender of the Pacific island of Niue.

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Aug 172015
 

SnowWhite_DisneyDisney’s first feature-length animated film, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, premiered on 21 December 1937.

Based on the German fairy tale published by the Brothers Grimm in 1812, it told the story of a fair young princess forced to flee the evil Queen’s murderous jealousy, and how she found refuge in a forest cottage belonging to the small-statured Sleepy, Dopey, Doc, Sneezy, Grumpy, Bashful and Happy!

The movie’s culmination established one of Disney’s famous trademarks – a happy ending. After the dwarfs helped defeat the villainous Queen, Snow White found love with the handsome Prince of whom she’d always dreamed.

The fetching storyline, its endearing characters, and the technical innovations introduced by Disney stunned the star-studded audience at the movie’s launch. Charlie Chaplin announced that it “surpassed our high expectations.” Snow White went on to become one of the most popular films ever made, establishing Walt Disney as one of the world’s great film producers.

Disney Princess: Snow White

Following the Cinderella, Aurora, Ariel, Belle and Jasmine officially-licensed 2015 Disney Princess coins, these superb new releases celebrate “the fairest one of all” – Snow White.

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Struck in proof quality from 1oz of 99.9% pure silver and 1/4oz of 99.99% pure gold, the coins portray Princess Snow White surrounded by relief engraved flowers. Issued as legal tender of Niue, no more than 10,000 silver coins and 1,000 gold coins will be released.

Each silver coin is presented in delightful fairy-tale book style packaging incorporating a Certificate of Authenticity. Each gold coin comes in a timber display case and illustrated shipper accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity.

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Issued by NZ Mint and Struck by The Perth Mint.

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Jul 142015
 

Princess_JasmineReleased in 1992, Aladdin was Disney’s 31st animated feature.

It’s based on a Middle Eastern folk tale found in The Book of One Thousand and One Nights (aka The Arabian Nights).

The plot unfolds in the fictional Arabian city of Agrabah, where the title character is an impoverished but kind-hearted thief who is entranced by the Sultan’s daughter, Princess Jasmine.

Obliged by law to choose a suitor of noble blood, the determined and daring young beauty wishes only to marry for love. Falling for Aladdin during a visit to the market, she’s later left distraught when the evil sorcerer Jafar deceives her into thinking that he’s been executed.

Driving the storyline is the giant-blue Genie of the lamp, who grants Aladdin three wishes. Using his first wish to become Prince Ali-Ababwa, he visits Jasmine and whisks her around the world on a magic carpet.

But Jafar reveals Aladdin’s true identity to Jasmine and banishes him to a frozen wasteland. Aladdin uses the magic carpet to return to the kingdom where he saves his beloved princess, and in so doing proves that even as a commoner he has the bravery, honesty and intelligence to secure her heart.

Acclaimed for her strong-willed and free-spirited personality, Princess Jasmine was central to the box-office success enjoyed by Disney’s Aladdin. With a long swirl of jet black hair and lovely hazel eyes, she’s undoubtedly one of Disney’s most cherished Princesses.

Disney Princess: Jasmine

Struck in proof quality from 1oz of 99.9% pure silver and 1/4oz of 99.99% pure gold, the coins portray Princess Jasmine surrounded by relief engraved flowers. Issued as legal tender of Niue, no more than 10,000 silver coins and 1,000 gold coins will be released.

Each silver coin is presented in delightful fairy-tale book style packaging incorporating a Certificate of Authenticity. Each gold coin comes in a timber display case and illustrated shipper accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity.

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Issued by NZ Mint and Struck by The Perth Mint.
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Jun 032015
 

Princess_BellePrincess Belle is beautifully portrayed in her signature yellow gown on the fourth release from the popular Disney Princess coin series.

Princess Belle is the leading character in Disney’s 1991 production, Beauty and the Beast – the first animated feature film in the history of the Oscars nominated for Best Picture.

Adapted from the traditional fairy tale of the same name by French novelist Jeanne-Marie Le Prince de Beaumont, Disney’s movie tells how Belle’s courage, kindness and love breaks a spell cast on the Beast, allowing him to resume his life as a human Prince!

Enchanting, romantic and fresh, the film has been described as one of Disney’s most elegant animated offerings.

Disney Princess – Belle Coins

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Struck in proof quality from 1oz of 99.9% pure silver and 1/4oz of 99.99% pure gold, the coins portray Princess Belle surrounded by relief engraved flowers. Issued as legal tender of Niue, no more than 10,000 silver coins and 1,000 gold coins will be released.

Each silver coin is presented in delightful fairy-tale book style packaging incorporating a Certificate of Authenticity. Each gold coin comes in a timber display case and fairy-tale styled shipper accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity.

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For more information about previous Disney coin releases, including Cinderella, Aurora and Ariel – click here.

 

Issued by NZ Mint and Struck by The Perth Mint.

 
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May 112015
 

PrincessArielFollowers of the Disney Princess series will be delighted by the addition of these Ariel coins featuring the title character of the 1989 animated classic, The Little Mermaid.

Princess Ariel, who lives in the underwater kingdom of Merfolk, is the curious and courageous youngest daughter of King Triton. Deeply fascinated by the human world, she does her utmost to be with her true love, the human Prince Eric.

Disney’s movie The Little Mermaid was inspired by Hans Christian Andersen’s 1837 fairy-tale of the same name. Adapted for release by Disney in 1989, it employed a vast array of special effects to bring its underwater scenes to dazzling life. The film went on to win ACADEMY AWARDS® for Best Song, “Under the Sea”, and Best Original Score.

Ariel is portrayed as a beautiful red-haired mermaid. She is also kind, protective and independent, but sometimes defiant. The charming nature of her characterization immediately endeared Ariel to Disney Princess fans worldwide.

Disney Princess – Ariel Coins

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Struck in proof quality from 1oz of 99.9% pure silver and 1/4oz of 99.99% pure gold, the coins portray Princess Ariel surrounded by relief engraved flowers. Issued as legal tender of Niue, no more than 10,000 silver coins and 1,000 gold coins will be released.

Each silver coin is presented in delightful fairy-tale book style packaging incorporating a Certificate of Authenticity. Each gold coin comes in a timber display case and fairy-tale styled shipper accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity.

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For more information about previous Disney coin releases, including Cinderella and Aurora – click here.

 

Issued by NZ Mint and Struck by The Perth Mint.

 

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