The classic Animated film by Disney, Dumbo, honored by New Zealand Mint

Dumbo silver coin

Credit: New Zealand Mint

To mark the 75th anniversary of the film Dumbo (Released in 1941), New Zealand mint released two coins, one of Gold and Silver each. The design of these coins is exactly identical, except the metal used.On one side of the coin it shows carved characters of the film. A flying elephant Jumbo Jr but badly nicknamed as Dumbo, (is the name of the film too). Sitting on his head is his only true friend Timothy a mouse. The background is a circus tent and hilly region. The other side of these coins a has portrait of Queen Elizabeth II, with ELIZABETH II, 2016, NIUE, the country of issue, and the monetary denomination. Also inscribed is Proof Quality.

Dumbo silver coin

Credit: New Zealand Mint

Silver coin is of 1 troy ounce of 99.9% silver, measures 40.60 mm in diameter, 4 mm thick. Whereas the Gold coin is composed of 1/4 oz. of 99.9% gold, measures 22 mm in diameter. Coin mintage limited to 10,000 pieces for Silver and to 1000 pieces for Gold Coin.
The pricesĀ of Silver coin is $78.73 USD and that of Gold is US$612.36 USD. These coins come in an attractive wooden Box having a certificate of Authenticity. Though these are released by New Zealand Mint, these coins can be purchased as a silver investment through Perth Mint too.

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