2018 Daffy Duck Looney Tunes 1/2 oz Pure Silver Proof Coin. DAFFY DUCK - LOONEY TUNES - 2018 1/2 oz Pure Silver Proof Coin - Perth Mint - Tuvalu. The Perth Mint is excited to release the second coin in the new Looney Tunes series, featuring DAFFY DUCK. One of the best loved characters of the golden age of American animation, DAFFY DUCK rose to fame after starring in Looney Tunes and later Merrie Melodies short films, often alongside BUGS BUNNY with whom he shared one of the best known cartoon rivalries.The exuberant black duck with his distinctive oversized yellow beak and feet made his debut in Porky's Duck Hunt. The television short, also starring PORKY PIG, was created by innovative director Tex Avery and animator by Bob Clampett for Leon Schlesinger Studios, which became Warner Bros. DAFFY DUCK has subsequently starred in movies, video games and comic books abounding with Looney Tunes energetic slapstick comedy. Struck by The Perth Mint from 1/2 oz of 99.99% pure silver, the coin is issued as legal tender under the authority of the Government of Tuvalu.
The Perth Mint will release no more than 5,000 of the DAFFY DUCK 2018 1/2 oz Silver Proof Coin. The reverse of the coin features DAFFY DUCK with his exaggerated beak and his hands at his hips, peering intently from the concentric rings of the Looney Tunes logo.
The design also includes the DAFFY DUCK inscription and The Perth Mint's traditional'P' mintmark. The Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the 2018 year-date and the monetary denomination are depicted on the coin's obverse. SYLVESTER THE CAT (August 2018).
Each coin is presented in a clear acrylic case, allowing both sides of the coin to be displayed, and is packaged within a themed shipper. The coin is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity. Mintage: 5000 Material: Pure Silver (99.99%) Finish: Proof/Colored Weight: 1/2 oz Dimensions: 32.6 mm Thickness: 2.6 mm.