Anyone heard of the 75th Anniversary Medallion?

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  1. fam4jc

    fam4jc DIS Veteran

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    Hi. I was just given a beautiful Mickey Mouse medallion coin. it is silver, encased in plastic in a nice box. It is a commemerative coin for Mickey & Minnies 75th anniversary in 2003. It is my understanding that only 200 of each coin (there is one for Minnie also) were minted and that they are not available any longer. I have been trying to research its history without much luck. Does anyone remember these? It is soooooo pretty and has lyricks to a song on it. very cute.
    Just wondering if I need to find a special place to display this or if it can just go into our playroom with all the other Disney stuff (that's my disney room)
    Thanks.
    Shellie
     
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  3. fam4jc

    fam4jc DIS Veteran

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    Anyone??
     
  5. eeyore74

    eeyore74 <font color=FF99FF>Has my head been in a hole for

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    I don't have an answer, sorry, but did you try posting on the Collectors board? Someone there might know. :)
     
  6. RickNWendy

    RickNWendy <font color=red>They'll fight for Disney whenever

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    Found this for ya:

    Commemorate 75 years of Minnie with this collectible medallion. It is one troy ounce .999 fine silver medallion features the historic images of Mickey & Minnie that greeted filmgoers at the start of each adventure. A portrait of Minnie highlights the reverse. The second line of the lyrics from their 1929 theme song, ''Minnie's Yoo Hoo,'' wraps around the edge of the coin, while Mickey's coin starts the verse.

    Arrives encased in acrylic. and velvet box

    USA. Certificate of Authenticity. Limited Edition of 200

    retailed for 69.00 when available through Disney

    Got it from a For Sale ad on the web, so use the information for what it's worth (not my sale). Here is the web address I found:

    http://www.ioffer.com/i/Minnie-75th-Anniversary-Silver-Coin-new-2274834
     
  7. fam4jc

    fam4jc DIS Veteran

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    Wow. Thank You.:sunny: I'm not much of a collector, but one out of 200 sounds kinda rare. I have posted my question on the collectors board as you suggested.

    I noticed you are only afew months from your trip. Have a super time.:wave2:
     

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