Silver Ounce 2019 Donald Duck 85th Anniversary, Bullion, Coin from Niue - detailed information

Silver Ounce 2019 Donald Duck 85th Anniversary, Bullion, Coin from Niue
CoinSilver Ounce 2019 Donald Duck 85th Anniversary, Bullion

Niue, a sovereign state in free association with New Zealand, uses two official legal tender currencies. The New Zealand Dollar is the circulation currency for daily transactions, while the government also authorises legal tender coins in the Niue Dollar currency for collector's purposes.

A number of mints issue a large variety of coins under the authority of Niue. Most of these are commemorative and collector issues dedicated to historical or general popular culture themes not related to Niue itself. Many of them are in standard bullion sizes - typically, one ounce of silver (abbreviated as 1 oz Ag, where "Ag" comes from the Latin word for silver, Argentum). Those issued at prices much higher than their bullion value are separately listed in the Non-Circulating Legal Tender (NCLT) silver ounce section of the site.

Unlike them, this coin is targeted at bullion investors and was initially released at a price close to the value of its precious metal content.

This Donald Duck 85th Anniversary coin is part of a New Zealand Mint series of "premium bullion coins" featuring Disney characters.

The Mint says about it:
The world's most famous drake celebrates its 85th birthday and still enjoys worldwide popularity. In honour of the anniversary of Donald Duck the New Zealand Mint struck this coin from 1 ounce of 99.9% silver. On June 9, 1934, the first cartoon with the clumsy duck was broadcast in the US. In "The Wise Little Hen", Donald Duck had only a minor role, but then he achieved a rapid career development and has got fans all over the world, today.

After Mickey Mouse celebrated his 90th birthday last year, now the drake with the blue sailor jacket makes it to his friend with round ears. Not so bad for an often moody poultry without trousers, which has become a world star since its Hollywood debut in 1934. Mickey Mouse™, which premiered in 1928 in the short film "Steamboat Willie", was already a huge blockbuster in the 1930s. Its inventor, Walt Disney, wanted to create a new character in addition to the decorous mouse: Donald looked cute, but could be hot-tempered and stinky.

MintNew Zealand Mint Mint MarkNo mint mark Total Mintage85,000
Obverse
Niue / Silver Ounce 2019 Donald Duck 85th Anniversary, Bullion - obverse photo

The obverse of the coin shows the crowned mature head of Queen Elizabeth II facing right (her effigy known as the "Fourth Portrait"). The Queen wears the "Girls of Great Britain and Ireland" diamond tiara, a wedding gift from Queen Mary (Her Majesty's grandmother) in 1947 - which she also has on the Machin and the Gottwald portraits.

In tiny letters below the head, the artist's initials IRB (for Ian Rank-Broadley).

Around the effigy is the monarch's legend, the date of issue and the value: ELIZABETH II NIUE TWO DOLLARS 2019.

Obverse Inscription ELIZABETH II NIUE TWO DOLLARS 2019
Reverse
Niue / Silver Ounce 2019 Donald Duck 85th Anniversary, Bullion - reverse photo

The reverse design features Disney cartoon character Donald Duck; on the left, the inscription 85 YEARS. In the exergue, Disney DONALD DUCK.

Around above, the precious metal content 1 oz 999 Fine Silver (one troy ounce of 99.9% silver), followed by the copyright acknowledgement © Disney.

Reverse Inscription 85 YEARS Disney DONALD DUCK 1 oz 999 Fine Silver © Disney
EdgeMilledEdge InscriptionNone
Notes

Finish: bullion (Brilliant Uncirculated), with frosted surfaces.
Packaging: loose single coin, or 25 coins in mint tube, or 250 coins in masterbox.

See also

There is also a gold one-ounce coin with the same design.

The Mint also issued a premium (not bullion) Donald Duck 85th Anniversary silver ounce with a different design.

All (65) coins of type: Silver Ounce (1 oz), Bullion
Coin NameMintageEffigyLegend
Silver Ounce 2014 Hawksbill Turtle 200,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE TWO DOLLARS 2014
Silver Ounce 2015 Hawksbill Turtle unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE TWO DOLLARS 2015
Silver Ounce 2016 Hawksbill Turtle unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE TWO DOLLARS 2016
Silver Ounce 2017 Athenian Owl unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE TWO DOLLARS 2017
Silver Ounce 2017 Hawksbill Turtle unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE TWO DOLLARS 2017
Silver Ounce 2017 African Lion unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE TWO DOLLARS 2017
Silver Ounce 2017 Darth Vader 250,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE TWO DOLLARS 2017
Silver Ounce 2018 Hawksbill Turtle unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE TWO DOLLARS 2018
Silver Ounce 2018 Athenian Owl unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE TWO DOLLARS 2018
Silver Ounce 2018 Roaring Lion of Judah 50,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE TWO DOLLARS 2018
Silver Ounce 2018 Tree of Life 50,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE TWO DOLLARS 2018
Silver Ounce 2018 Darth Vader 250,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE TWO DOLLARS 2018
Silver Ounce 2018 Stormtrooper 250,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE TWO DOLLARS 2018
Silver Ounce 2018 Scrooge McDuck 250,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE TWO DOLLARS 2018
Silver Ounce 2019 Hawksbill Turtle unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE TWO DOLLARS 2019
Silver Ounce 2019 Athenian Owl unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE TWO DOLLARS 2019
Silver Ounce 2019 Roaring Lion of Judah 50,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE TWO DOLLARS 2019
Silver Ounce 2019 Tree of Life 50,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE TWO DOLLARS 2019
Silver Ounce 2019 Darth Vader 100,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE TWO DOLLARS 2019
Silver Ounce 2019 Clone Trooper 250,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE TWO DOLLARS 2019
Silver Ounce 2019 Czech Lion 9,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait · NIUE ISLAND 2 DOLLARS ELIZABETH II · 2019 ·
Silver Ounce 2019 Czech Lion, Reverse Proof 1,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait NIUE ISLAND ELIZABETH II · 2 DOLLARS · 2019 ·
Silver Ounce 2019 Lion King - 25th Anniversary 25,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE TWO DOLLARS 2019
Silver Ounce 2019 Year of the Pig, Bullion unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE TWO DOLLARS 2019
Silver Ounce 2019 Mickey Mouse - Fantasia 15,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE 2 DOLLARS 2019
Silver Ounce 2019 Mickey Christmas 15,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE TWO DOLLARS 2019
Silver Ounce 2019 Donald Duck 85th Anniversary, Bullion 85,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE TWO DOLLARS 2019
Silver Ounce 2020 Athenian Owl unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE TWO DOLLARS 2020
Silver Ounce 2020 Roaring Lion of Judah 50,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE TWO DOLLARS 2020
Silver Ounce 2020 Tree of Life 50,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE TWO DOLLARS 2020
Silver Ounce 2020 Hawksbill Turtle unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE TWO DOLLARS 2020
Silver Ounce 2020 Czech Lion 24,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait NIUE ISLAND ELIZABETH II 2 DOLLARS 2020
Silver Ounce 2020 Darth Vader 100,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE TWO DOLLARS 2020
Silver Ounce 2020 Boba Fett 100,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE TWO DOLLARS 2020
Silver Ounce 2020 Mandalorian Mythosaur 25,000 Public Seal of Niue TWO DOLLARS 2020 PUBLIC SEAL OF NIUE
Silver Ounce 2020 Lion King - The Circle of Life 25,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE TWO DOLLARS 2020
Silver Ounce 2020 Year of the Rat, Bullion unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE TWO DOLLARS 2020
Silver Ounce 2020 Jurassic Park 10,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE TWO DOLLARS 2020
Silver Ounce 2020 Back to the Future 10,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE TWO DOLLARS 2020
Silver Ounce 2021 Lion King - Hakuna Matata 25,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE TWO DOLLARS 2021
Silver Ounce 2021 Donald and Daisy 15,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE TWO DOLLARS 2021
Silver Ounce 2021 Year of the Ox, Bullion unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE TWO DOLLARS 2021
Silver Ounce 2021 Athenian Owl unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE TWO DOLLARS 2021
Silver Ounce 2021 Hawksbill Turtle unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE TWO DOLLARS 2021
Silver Ounce 2021 Roaring Lion of Judah 150,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE TWO DOLLARS 2021
Silver Ounce 2021 Tree of Life 150,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE TWO DOLLARS 2021
Silver Ounce 2021 Czech Lion 15,400 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II · NIUE ISLAND · 2 DOLLARS · 2021
Silver Ounce 2021 Slovakia Eagle 18,700 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait NIUE ISLAND ELIZABETH II - 2 DOLLARS - 2021 -
Silver Ounce 2021 Batman 15,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE TWO DOLLARS 2021
Silver Ounce 2021 Wonder Woman 15,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE TWO DOLLARS 2021
Silver Ounce 2021 Superman 15,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE TWO DOLLARS 2021
Silver Ounce 2021 Millennium Falcon 100,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE TWO DOLLARS 2021
Silver Ounce 2021 Galactic Empire 25,000 Public Seal of Niue TWO DOLLARS 2021 PUBLIC SEAL OF NIUE
Silver Ounce 2021 The Mandalorian 25,000 Public Seal of Niue TWO DOLLARS 2021 PUBLIC SEAL OF NIUE
Silver Ounce 2021 Grogu (Baby Yoda) 25,000 Public Seal of Niue TWO DOLLARS 2021 PUBLIC SEAL OF NIUE
Silver Ounce 2021 Mickey Mouse and Goofy 15,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE 2 DOLLARS 2021
Silver Ounce 2021 Mandalorian - Beskar Bar 50,000 Public Seal of Niue TWO DOLLARS 2021 PUBLIC SEAL OF NIUE 1 TROY OZ 999 FINE SILVER
Silver Ounce 2021 Pirates of the Caribbean - The Black Pearl 15,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE TWO DOLLARS 2021
Silver Ounce 2021 Pirates of the Caribbean - The Flying Dutchman 15,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE TWO DOLLARS 2021
Silver Ounce 2021 Back to the Future 10,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE TWO DOLLARS 2021
Silver Ounce 2021 Shrek, Bullion 22,000 Public Seal of Niue TWO DOLLARS 2021 PUBLIC SEAL OF NIUE
Silver Ounce 2021 Mickey Christmas 15,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE TWO DOLLARS 2021
Silver Ounce 2022 Hawksbill Turtle unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE TWO DOLLARS 2022
Silver Ounce 2022 Year of the Tiger, Bullion unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE TWO DOLLARS 2022
Silver Ounce 2022 Lion and Hyena 10,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II · NIUE 2022 · ONE DOLLAR · 1 OZ 999 SILVER ·
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Silver Ounce 2019 Donald Duck 85th Anniversary, Bullion: Details
CountryNiue
CurrencyNiue Dollar
Coin TypeSilver Ounce (1 oz), Bullion
Issued2019
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II
EffigyQueen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait, by Ian Rank-Broadley
Face Value2 (x Dollar)
Total Mintage85,000
CurrentYes
Material0.999 Silver
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
OrientationMedal Alignment (Axis 0)
Size40.000 mm
Mass31.100 g
OCC IDWMRA-OQPC-APWP-EYPL
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