SLEEPING BEAUTY – 60TH ANNIVERSARY – 2019 1 oz Fine Silver Coin – Niue – NZ Mint
This Sleeping Beauty 1oz Silver Coin celebrates the animated Disney film’s iconic 60thAnniversary. The coin features striking engraved images of Princess Aurora, Maleficent and the iconic “true love’s kiss” scene, along with a classic banner denoting “Disney Sleeping Beauty”.
It comes presented in a high-quality wooden inner coin case and an attractive Sleeping Beautythemed outer box. A Certificate of Authenticity is included and sits within the coin case.
This glorious coin would make a lovely keepsake or charming gift for any Disney collector or Sleeping Beauty fan.
The coin design features beloved characters from Disney’s sixteenth animated feature film, Sleeping Beauty. It recounts the story of Princess Aurora, who is cursed by the evil fairy Maleficent to die before the sun sets on her sixteenth birthday by pricking her finger on the spindle of a spinning wheel.
Based upon Charles Perrault’s The Sleeping Beauty, the film was first released on 29 January 1959 and had an overall budget that exceeded $6 million, making it Walt Disney’s most lavish and expensive animated feature to date.
Sleeping Beauty was the last animated feature produced by Walt Disney to be based upon a fairy tale. The studio returned to the genre thirty years later with The Little Mermaid in 1989.
Material: Fine Silver (99.9%)
Weight: 1 oz
Face Value: $2.00