Monnaie de Paris Mickey Mouse 50€ 1/4oz gold coin

Mickey Mouse 50€ 1/4oz gold coin
  • £431.00

This series of Mickey Mouse coins are produced by Monnaie de Paris, France’s oldest continuously operating minting institution, founded in 864. This gold coin has a nominal value of 50€, however they are traded at a much higher price on the bullion coin market due to the state-of-the-art know-how of the Monnaie de Paris craftsmen who are able to expertly and creatively engrave precious metals.

This Mickey Mouse 1/4oz 50€ gold coin bears a modern yet classically inspired design. With an impressive fineness of 920 and a playful and nostalgic aesthetic, the obverse of this coin depicts depicts a more modern design of Mickey Mouse, appearing in the short film named “Mickey’s Nightmare” in 1932, this drawing is closer to the version of Mickey that we know today. In the centre of the coin, the polished Mickey’s head embellishes the engraving, and the inscription "Mickey through the ages" gives the intent of the collection: to show the evolution of the emblem of Disney which celebrates its 88 years in 2016. Also featured are the Disney copyright and the inscription RF.

Weight (g)   8.45
Pure gold content (g) 7.77
Dimensions (mm)22