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New Disney Silver Foil Launches Today!

We are excited to announce the release of a world-first – a Disney 5g silver foil with an effigy! This Mickey & Friends foil makes a novel, and affordable, present for any Disney fan.

Disney Mickey & Friends Silver Foil Note

The delightful 5g pure silver foil is housed inside a themed card, designed using complementary images of Mickey Mouse and his friends, along with the certification for the foil. Inside there is space for a personalised message, making this a truly unique precious metal gift!

The foil itself celebrates the ever-popular Disney character Mickey Mouse and his famous friends - Minnie Mouse, Goofy, Donald Duck, Daisy Duck and Pluto - in full colour against an engraved countryside scene.

Mickey Mouse
Mickey Mouse is one of the most famous cartoon characters in the world. His shoes and white gloves have become recognisable around the globe. Soon after Walt Disney first imagined the character on a train ride from New York to Los Angeles, Mickey officially debuted in the historic 1928 short film Steamboat Willie. Going on to appear in over 120 cartoons, Mickey became the first animated character to have a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Mickey’s famously shy, falsetto voice was originally performed by Walt Disney himself. Mickey has played almost every role imaginable, from fireman, cowboy, and inventor, through to a plumber. His endearing personality has captured the imagination of cultures and generations around the world.

Minnie Mouse
Minnie Mouse is the stylish, lifelong sweetheart of Mickey Mouse. Wearing her iconic red polka dot dress, Minnie has a personality that has delighted generations of fans across all cultures. Mickey’s leading lady first appeared in the ground-breaking 1928 short film Steamboat Willie. When a goat inconveniently eats her sheet music, Minnie resourcefully turns the goat’s tail to resemble a hurdy-gurdy, demonstrating her spirited and lovable nature.

Minnie has appeared in over 70 cartoons and with a history spanning over 85 years, Minnie shines as a star in her own right.

Donald Duck
Donald Fauntleroy Duck is the most prolific of all the Disney characters in terms of his number of appearances, total screen time, and comic book career. An anthropomorphic white duck, Donald wears a sailor suit with a bow tie, and is known for his short temper.

He is a loveable show-off, but Donald’s love of bragging often takes him over his head, usually to hilarious effect. “Who? Me? Oh, no, I’ve got a bellyache”, are eight words from The Wise Little Hen (1934) that introduced one of the most popular Disney cartoon characters. Donald’s distinctive voice was created by Clarence Nash, who performed the role for 50 years. In 2004, Donald was recognised with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Daisy Duck
Daisy Duck is a sophisticated cartoon character introduced by Disney in the 1940 short film Mr. Duck Steps Out. Like Donald Duck, Daisy is an anthropomorphic white duck, however, she is more feminine with long eyelashes and ruffled tail feathers. She is often seen wearing a blouse with puffed short sleeves, a matching hair bow, and heeled shoes. Daisy is the graceful, glamorous and loyal best friend of Minnie Mouse. She also shows a strong affinity towards Donald Duck and is very devoted to him.

Daisy has appeared in a total of fourteen films, multiple television series, comic stories, and games.

Goofy
Goofy is a comical cartoon character created by Disney in the 1932 film Mickey’s Revue. A tall, anthropomorphic dog, Goofy typically wears a turtle neck, waistcoat, white gloves, and a tall hat originally designed as a rumpled fedora. A close friend of Mickey Mouse, Goofy is one of Disney’s most popular characters. Characterized as being extremely clumsy, he at times shows surprising intuition and knowledge, albeit in his own unique and eccentric way.

Goofy’s catchphrase is “gawrsh!” his usual exclamation of surprise, along with a distinctive chuckle. Having been featured in television shows and comic books, Goofy was given his own series of shorts during the 1940s, two of which were nominated for Academy Awards®.

Pluto
Pluto, is an iconic cartoon character, who first appeared in Disney’s 1930 release The Chain Gang. His nature and personality as a tracker dog in this early film was quite different to the friendly pup we know today. However, six months later this all changed as Pluto was presented as Mickey’s pet, forging the famous friendship between these characters.

Modelled on the English Pointer breed, Pluto is a mustard-coloured, medium-sized dog with black ears. His cheerful and adventurous temperament has endeared him to many. As he does not speak, Pluto’s performance relies on physical humour. This has made him a pioneering figure in character animation, by expressing personality through movement, facial expressions and vocalization.

Cast in his own television series in 1937, Pluto went on to appear in 48 cartoons over the following decades. One of these, Lend a Paw, won an Academy Award® in 1942.

The number in the mintage is printed on the reverse of each foil while the obverse features the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, and is issued under the authority of Niue.

With a limited worldwide mintage, they may not be available for long, so make sure you order yours today!

Disney Mickey & Friends 5g Foil - Silver Note

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