Product Description: 1 oz Silver Tom and Jerry Round | 80th Anniversary
The Royal Dutch Mint presents an exclusive silver round commemorating the 80th anniversary of one of the most iconic animated duos in history. In 1940, Tom & Jerry made their debut in animated shorts, captivating audiences with the enduring rivalry between a cat and a mouse. These animated escapades were elevated by the combination of music and sound effects, enhancing the humor of the series. Acquire these 1 oz Silver Tom & Jerry 80th Anniversary Rounds conveniently shipped to your door today.
- Shipped in protective plastic capsules for secure handling.
- Unique lenticular round features two images on the obverse.
- Comprises One Troy ounce of .999 fine silver.
- The obverse showcases both Tom and Jerry, with the visual changing as you rotate the round.
- The reverse features the anniversary logo along with the series name and distinctive hallmarks.
The animated shorts featuring Tom and Jerry were the brainchild of the renowned duo William Hanna and Joseph Barbera, captivating audiences during their original run from 1940 to 1958. After the closure of MGM cartoon studios in 1957, the animated duo experienced revivals in various periods, continuing with Warner Bros. taking control of the franchise in 2006.
Each 1 oz Silver Tom and Jerry 80th Anniversary Round is enclosed in protective plastic capsules. The rounds boast a unique lenticular design that allows both Tom and Jerry to independently feature on the obverse, depending on your viewing angle. As you rotate the round, the images seamlessly switch back and forth between Tom and Jerry.
The obverse of the Silver Tom and Jerry Round displays the images of the titular characters. As you rotate the round, the face of Jerry reveals a right-profile image of the cartoon mouse. Further rotation switches to a left-profile portrait of the cartoon cat, Tom.
On the reverse side of these 1 oz Silver Tom & Jerry Rounds is the 80th-anniversary logo. Positioned above the design is the series name, accompanied by silhouettes of Tom and Jerry engaged in their perpetual chase. The identifying hallmarks are also prominently featured on this side.