The Perth Mint is celebrating the 50th anniversary of Barbie™, one of the hottest selling toys and collectables in the world, with an exclusive commemorative coin aimed at a wide range of fans – from those who enjoy memories of the doll they played with as a child, to the serious collector fascinated by her fashion, accessories and entourage of friends.
• Proof Quality 99.9% Pure Silver
• Coloured Reverse Design
• Tuvalu Legal Tender
• Limited Worldwide Mintage
• Numbered Certificate of Authenticity
• Presentation Display Case
• © Mattel
Proof Quality 99.9% Pure Silver
The coin is struck 1oz of 99.9% pure silver in proof quality.
Coloured Reverse Design
The coin’s reverse depicts classic images of Barbie™ on a background featuring coloured highlights in pink. The design also incorporates the Barbie™ 50th anniversary logo and The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark.
Tuvalu Legal Tender
Issued as legal tender under the authority of the Government of Tuvalu, the coin portrays the Raphael Maklouf effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the 2009 year-date on the obverse.
Limited Worldwide Mintage
The coin is subject to a limited worldwide mintage of 20,000.
Numbered Certificate of Authenticity
Each coin is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.
Presentation Display Case
Each coin is housed in a pink presentation case featuring the Barbie™ anniversary logo on the lid, and an illustrated shipper.
• Silver Content (Troy oz) 1
• Monetary Denomination (TVD) 1
• Fineness (% purity) 99.9
• Minimum Gross Weight (g) 31.135
• Maximum Diameter (mm) 40.60
• Maximum Thickness (mm) 4.00