This is the second release in Disney The Lion King series. This coin features an officially licensed image of Rafiki on Pride Rock holding up baby Simba in an iconic scene from the movie as "The Circle of Life" plays in the background.
Extremely limited mintage of 250 coins worldwide.
Contains 1 oz of .9999 fine Gold.
Each coin is individually packaged in a protective capsule.
Obverse: Features the Ian Rank-Broadley likeness of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II surrounded by the country and face value.
Reverse: Displays Rafiki, standing on Pride Rock, while holding up a baby Simba. Below this is the Disney logo and "The Lion King" engraved on the coin. Also included is the metal content, purity and Disney copyright for further authentication.
Sovereign coin backed by the Niue government and officially licensed by Disney.
THE LION KING:
Disney's The Lion King is an animated film first released to the public on June 24, 1994. Winning two Academy Awards for the music and a Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture, The Lion King continues to be a classic film for children and adults alike. The story follows a young lion cub, Simba, and his life through adulthood. The movie is set in the Pride Lands of Africa, where lions rule the kingdom. One of the more memorable scenes of the film is at the beginning when the baboon shaman Rafiki blesses the lion cub Simba and presents him before the onlooking animal kingdom as the evocative song "The Circle of Life" can be heard.