Perth Mint Coin Profiles – 2019 The Simpsons
The eighth release in The Perth Mint exclusive The Simpsons coin program, this brightly colored shaped coin depicts Lisa Simpson, Homer Simpson’s brainy daughter and vegetarian activist in their fictional home town of Springfield.
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 1oz of 99.99% pure silver, the coin is issued as legal tender under the authority of the Government of Tuvalu.
The Perth Mint will release no more than 5,000 of The Simpsons – Lisa 2019 1oz Silver Proof Coin.
Perth Mint Design
The coin’s reverse portrays a colored image of Lisa Simpson happily holding a stack of books in front of Springfield Elementary School. Included in the design is The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark and Matt Groening’s signature.
The Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the 2019 year-date, the weight and fineness, and the monetary denomination are depicted on the coin’s obverse.
Each coin is presented in a clear acrylic case, allowing both sides of the coin to be displayed, and is packaged within a themed shipper. The coin is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity from the Perth Mint.
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).
|Year Of Issue:||2019|
|Denomination:||1 Dollar (TVD)|
|OBV Designer||Ian Rank-Broadley|
|REV Designer||Matt Groening|
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