First introduced in 1987, The Simpson family originally appeared in 30-second segments on The Tracey Ullman Show. Two years later, The Simpsons premiered as a half-hour series and instantly became a worldwide pop-culture phenomenon, now seen in 60 countries in 20 languages. In 2018, The Simpsons reached an incredible milestone becoming the longest-running primetime scripted show in television history.

Struck by The Perth Mint from 1/2oz of 99.99% pure silver, the coin is issued as legal tender under the authority of the Government of Government of Tuvalu.

The Perth Mint will release no more than 15,000 of Homer Simpson 2020 1/2oz Silver Colored Coin.

Perth Mint Design

The coin’s reverse portrays a colored image of Homer Simpson smiling in front of his workplace, a nuclear plant, as it expels smoke in the background. The design incorporates The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark and Matt Groening’s signature.

The coin’s obverse depicts the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the monetary denomination, the weight and fineness, and the 2020 year-date.

Presentation

Each coin is presented in a The Simpsons themed presentation card.

Designer(s):

Ian Rank-Broadley’s effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II was chosen to appear on the coinage of the United Kingdom in 1998. His design began to appear on collector coins that year and became widespread starting in 1999 (View Designer’s Profile).

Coin Specifications:

Country:  Tuvalu
Year Of Issue:  2020
Denomination:  50 Cents (TVD)
Mint Mark:  P
Mintage:  15,000
Alloy:  .9999 Silver
Weight:  15.553 g
Diameter:  32.60 mm
Thickness:  2.90 mm
OBV Designer Ian Rank-Broadley
REV Designer Matt Groening
Quality: Proof

 

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