New coins celebrate a Disney icon as Donald Duck turns 80 | New Coin Releases

New coins celebrate a Disney icon as Donald Duck turns 80

Donald_Duck_SmallDonald Fauntleroy Duck is arguably Disney’s second most effective cartoon character. Popular for his brash, mischievous nature and agitated temper tantrums, in several techniques he is diametrically opposed to Mickey Mouse. But as a rascal with a heart of gold, audiences have often found him impossibly challenging to resist!

Donald made his cartoon debut on 9 June 1934, six years following Mickey, his friend and rival, became Disney Studios&#8217 first star. In The Smart Little Hen, Donald’s shameless behaviour was the architect of his undoing. Quickly, such setbacks would be igniting his normal fits of incomprehensible squawking rage.

Significantly less physically rounded in his early appearances, Donald was nonetheless introduced in his trademark sailor’s shirt, cap and bow tie. Furthermore, he communicated in a exclusive, semi-intelligible quacking-style – care of Clarence Nash – certainly now 1 of the most recognizable character voices in history.

By 1937, audience reaction to Donald’s comically irascible character saw him move from supporting character to star in his own appropriate. Often accompanied by his adorable nephews – Huey, Dewey, and Louie enjoy interest Daisy Duck or his thrifty uncle Scrooge McDuck, Donald rose to the status of cartoon royalty and 1 of the very best-loved animated characters of all time.

Celebrating  the 80th ANNIVERSARY of Donald Duck

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Donald Duck’s debut film appearance in The Smart Little Hen is the inspiration behind these 80th Anniversary of Donald Duck gold and silver coin releases.

Portraying a vintage Donald in his instantaneously recognisable attire, the coins are struck from 1oz of 99.9% pure silver and 1/4oz of 99.99% pure gold in proof top quality, with no much more than 10,000 silver coins and 1,000 gold coins to be released.

Every coin is housed in presentation packaging accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity, offering the perfect opportunity to celebrate eight decades of Donald’s comic antics.

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