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  • Mickey Through the Ages - The Band Concert 0.5g
  • Mickey Through the Ages - The Band Concert 0.5g
  • Mickey Through the Ages - The Band Concert 0.5g

The Band Concert 0.5 gram Gold Coin


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The Mickey Through the Ages coin collection celebrates the much-loved Disney character Mickey Mouse and his cartoon career through the decades.

This classic engraved coin features a well-known image of Mickey Mouse as he appeared in the animated short film The Band Concert (1935), which was the first Mickey Mouse cartoon ever released in colour. The film tells of Mickey, a frustrated bandleader, who must deal with the obnoxious flute playing concessions vendor - Donald Duck - as well as a cyclone!

The Mickey Mouse - The Band Concert 0.5 gram Gold Coin is uniquely presented on an attractive, printed card. The Certificate of Authenticity is printed on the card reverse. The coin has a limited worldwide mintage of 5,000 coins.

This delightful coin would make a fantastic gift for any Disney fan or coin collector and is available to order now!

CUSTOMERS FROM JAPAN: This item is not able to be ordered or shipped to customers in Japan, due to brand owner instruction.

Style Number: 30-00493

Precious Metal:
Gold Coins
0.5 gram

Technical Specifications

  • Coin Metal: 9999 Fine Gold
  • Coin Weight: 0.5 gram
  • Coin Finish: Proof
  • Coin Diameter: 11mm (Nominal)
  • Coin Edge: Milled
  • Coin Denomination: $2.50
  • Year of Issue: 2016
  • Coin Mintage: 5,000
  • Effigy: Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
  • Country of Issue: Niue

Coin Story

The Band Concert (1935) was the first Mickey Mouse cartoon released in colour, making it an immediate success.

It tells the story of Mickey, a frustrated bandleader, who must deal with the obnoxious, flute playing concessions vendor - Donald Duck - who wrecks Mickey’s concert by playing "Turkey in the Straw" on a succession of fifes.

Every time Mickey has things under control for his band's rendition of the William Tell Overture, Donald pipes up again with "Turkey in the Straw", and the musicians unerringly begin to follow him.

The determined bandleader Mickey finally manages to complete his concert, to the last duck standing in the audience, Donald.


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This is the First DISNEY 0.5 Gram Fine Gold .9999 in the series 2016 Niue $2.50 DISNEY MICKEY THROUGH THE AGES (THE BAND CONCERT) I would like to thank and congratulate the engraver(S) of this spectacular design and emence detail on such a small coin. Nevertheless the size makes it the tiniest Niue Gold Coin that the New Zealand Mint has produced for the Disney Collection. In my own opinion makes it very rare and unique because you will be amazed once you have one in your hand !

(Posted on 20 Feb 2017)