Barbie has been an international sensation since she first strode onto the world stage in 1959 wearing a striped black and white swimsuit. Encouraging girls to reach for their dreams, Barbie has become synonymous with inspiration, inclusion and diversity. Over the past 60 years she has embraced more than 200 professions, countless fashion combinations and a range of different body types, skin tones and hairstyles.
* Original Packaging and Numbered Certificate of Authenticity
* Struck from 99.99% pure Proof Silver
* Special Commemorative for Barbie’s 60th Anniversary
* The 2019 Barbie 1 oz. Silver proof has an extremely limited mintage of only 5,000!
The coin’s reverse features Barbie in her first and now iconic swimsuit outfit, which is highly sought after by all Barbie collectors. Included in the design is Barbie’s official 60th anniversary logo, including the words ‘INSPIRING GIRLS SINCE 1959’, and The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark.
Issued by New Zealand Mint as legal tender of the South Pacific island nation of Tuvalu, the coin’s obverse depicts the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the 2019 year-date and the monetary denomination.
Each coin is housed in a gorgeous Barbie branded cosmetic compact styled case lined with diamantes. Packaged within a themed shipper and accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity, the coin is a true Barbie collector’s item.