First introduced in 1987, The Simpson family originally appeared in 30-second segments on The Tracey Ullman Show. Two years later, The Simpsons premiered as a half-hour series and instantly became a worldwide pop-culture phenomenon, now seen in 60 countries in 20 languages. In 2018, The Simpsons reached an incredible milestone becoming the longest-running prime time scripted show in television history.
Struck by The Perth Mint from 1oz of 99.99% pure silver, the coin is issued as legal tender under the authority of the Government of Tuvalu.
The Perth Mint will release no more than 5,000 of The Simpsons – Bart 2019 1oz Silver Proof Coin.
The coin’s reverse portrays a coloured image of Bart Simpson against a backdrop of Springfield’s local convenience store, the Kwik-E-Mart. Included in the design is The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark and Matt Groening’s signature.
The coin’s obverse depicts the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the monetary denomination, the weight and fineness, and the 2019 year-date.
Each coin is presented in a clear acrylic case, allowing both sides of the coin to be displayed, and is packaged within a themed shipper. The coin is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.
|Silver Content (Troy oz)||1|
|Monetary Denomination (TVD)||1|
|Fineness (% purity)||99.99|
|Minimum Gross Weight (g)||31.107|
|Maximum Diameter (mm)||40.60|
|Maximum Thickness (mm)||3.21|