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Peanuts Comic 65th Anniversary Commemorative Coins

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Two beautiful colorized coins have just been released by the British Virgin Islands to commemorate the 65th anniversary of Peanuts – one of the most celebrated syndicated comic strips of all time. Created by Charles Schulz in 1950, Peanuts featured the main character Charlie Brown, his dog Snoopy, Woodstock the bird, and several other characters who were jointly known as the Peanuts gang.

Now, two members of the gang: Snoopy and Woodstock have been beautifully portrayed on these commemorative coins to create a feeling of nostalgia in those who were entertained by fresh Peanuts comic strips daily, for five decades.

To be among the first to own a Peanuts 65th anniversary commemorative coin, order from ModernCoinMart (MCM) today.

2015 $10 Silver Proof 65th Anniversary of Peanuts

Historical Facts About Peanuts

In 1950, Charles Schulz approached United Feature Syndicate with a set of cartoon strips which he called Li’l Folks. But the name was dropped because of other comics which had similar names at the time. Inspired by the Peanut gallery, from the Howdy Doody TV show, the syndicate chose the name Peanuts. Unfortunately, Charles Schulz felt this was totally ridiculous because he wanted a name that had dignity. Hence, many times, collections of strips were given titles such as “Charlie Brown” or “Snoopy”.

Charles Monroe Schulz

Charles Monroe Schulz ( November 26, 1922 – February 12, 2000) was a 20th-century American cartoonist best known worldwide for his Peanuts comic strip.

On October 2, 1950, the first edition of Peanuts appeared in 9 newspapers including the Washington Post. It featured the star of the comic strip, Charlie Brown, and two of his friends Shermy and Patty. Charlie Brown had a unique personality which portrayed some of the challenges that Charles Schulz experienced as a child. These include meekness, nervousness, and fear. Humorously, Charlie Brown struggled with everything and hardly ever succeeded at anything he did. In fact after about fifty years of trying hard, he was still not able to “fly a kite” or “kick a football”.

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You Can Do It Charlie Brown A New Peanuts Book Softcover First edition comic Book 1963 

As Peanuts gained more popularity among readers in America, it eventually became one of the most successful syndicated comic strips ever created. From October 2, 1950 till February 13, 2000, fresh editions appeared in the dailies and in Sunday newspapers. This was equivalent to a total of 17,897 editions. It was the longest humorous, fictional story ever told by a single human being. By February, 2000, Peanuts appeared in over 2,600 newspapers and magazines in over 70 nations with at least 350 million readers.

Peanuts was also a success on television, with the TV specials being awarded the 4th best TV cartoon series of all time by TV Guide. The outstanding success of Peanuts earned Charles Schulz about $1 billion income and several prestigious awards including the Reuben award in 1955 and 1964 and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Mr. Schulz passed on in February 2000, at the age of 78, a few weeks after announcing his retirement. But Peanuts is still being rerun today in thousands of newspapers in America and many other countries in various parts of the world. An animated TV show based on this strip is expected to be released in November 2015.

Peanuts Anniversary Coin Description

The Pobjoy Mint, on behalf of the British Virgin Islands, has struck two newly released colorized commemorative coins for the Peanuts 65th anniversary.

One of them is a silver coin with a colorized reverse design portraying Snoopy lying down on the dog house with his friend Woodstock perching on his toes. On this side of the coin, you can also see these inscriptions: “65TH ANNIVERSARY OF PEANUTS” and “$10”.2015 British Virgin Islands Silver 65th Anniversary of Peanuts Reverse

2015 Isle of Man Sterling Silver Peanuts 65th Anniversary $10 Proof Coin – Reverse

2015 British Virgin Islands Silver 65th Anniversary of Peanuts Obverse

2015 Isle of Man Sterling Silver Peanuts 65th Anniversary $10 Proof Coin – Obverse

The obverse side has an effigy of Queen Elizabeth II, with the inscription: “BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS”, “QUEEN ELIZABETH II” and “2015”.

Similarly, the second coin has Snoopy and Woodstock on the reverse side and the image of Queen Elizabeth II on the observe side. However the second coin is made of a Copper-Nickel alloy and it weighs 28.28 grams.

Unique Benefits of Buying and Owning the Peanuts Comic Coin

  • Connect to the History of One of the Greatest Comic Strips  When you buy these coins, you are associating with a historic success that put smiles on the faces of Americans and other people around the world. Peanuts succeeded because it provided humor through experiences that little children, teenagers, and adults could easily relate with. Each day’s episode provided something fresh and exciting for fans of Charlie Brown, Snoopy and the rest of the gang.
  • A Great Gift for a Loved One – These commemorative coins can serve as excellent gifts for your loved ones, especially if they are fans of the Charlie Brown comic strip. Children who love Snoopy will be happy to have a Snoopy coin as a birthday present. Adults who enjoyed the original comic strips while Charles Schulz was still alive will definitely love to receive one of these coins as a gift.
  • Connect With an Amazing Success Story  Peanuts represents a perfect example of an American success story. With a passion and innate talent for drawing hilarious cartoons, Charles Schulz worked hard every day for about 50 years to entertain millions of Americans. Through the power of syndication, Charles and the United Feature Syndicate where able to constantly expand their reach and allow more readers enjoy the unique entertainment provide by the Peanuts gang.
  • Keep Memories of a Successful Comic Character Alive – If you’ve been a regular reader of the Peanuts comic strip, your mind will be full of exciting memories of many stories featuring good o’l Charlie Brown and his little friends. You may even have many collections of Charlie Brown comic books stored in your library. With these newly released 65th anniversary commemorative coins, you have another chance to show your love for the Peanuts gang. You can use these coins to keep the memories of Snoopy and Woodstock alive for generations to come.

Specifications: 2015 Isle of Man Sterling Silver Peanuts 65th Anniversary $10 Proof Coin

  • Year of Issue: 2015
  • Country of Issue: British Virgin Islands
  • Face Value: $10
  • Finish: Proof
  • Purity: .925 (sterling)
  • Metal: Silver
  • Weight: 28.28 g
  • Diameter: 28.60 mm
  • Mintage Limit: 10,000

2015 $1 Copper-Nickel 65th Anniversary of Peanuts

2015 $1 Copper-Nickel 65th Anniversary of Peanuts

Specifications: 2015 $1 Copper-Nickel 65th Anniversary of Peanuts Coin

  • Year of Issue: 2015
  • Country of Issue: British Virgin Islands
  • Face Value: $1
  • Finish: Uncirculated
  • Metal: Copper-Nickel
  • Weight: 28.8 g
  • Diameter: 38.60 mm
  • Mintage Limit: Unknown

Conclusion

Buying one of these Peanuts commemorative coins will make you a fulfilled fan of this exceptionally successful comic strip. So why don’t you proceed to the ModernCoinMart (MCM) website and order from them today? You will be among the first people to own these coins. These coins will start selling at a rapid rate, any time from now because of the new Peanuts movie which will be released in November this year, so you need to act fast.

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3 Responses to Peanuts Comic 65th Anniversary Commemorative Coins

  1. […] Two beautiful colorized coins have just been released by the British Virgin Islands to commemorate the 65th anniversary of Peanuts – one of the most celebrated syndicated comic strips of all time. Created by Charles Schulz in 1950, Peanuts featured the main character Charlie Brown, his dog Snoopy,Woodstock the bird, and several other characters who were jointly known as the Peanuts gang. Be sure to get more information here.  […]

  2. […] Two beautiful colorized coins have just been released by the British Virgin Islands to commemorate the 65th anniversary of Peanuts – one of the most celebrated syndicated comic strips of all time. Created by Charles Schulz in 1950, Peanuts featured the main character Charlie Brown, his dog Snoopy,Woodstock the bird, and several other characters who were jointly known as the Peanuts gang. Be sure to get more information here.  […]

  3. […] Two beautiful colorized coins have just been released by the British Virgin Islands to commemorate the 65th anniversary of Peanuts – one of the most celebrated syndicated comic strips of all time. Created by Charles Schulz in 1950, Peanuts featured the main character Charlie Brown, his dog Snoopy,Woodstock the bird, and several other characters who were jointly known as the Peanuts gang. Be sure to get more information here.  […]

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