Celebrate 30 Years of Wallace and Gromit in Sparkling Silver
Surrounded by stars and chomping on lunar cheese, Wallace and Gromit began their adventures on the moon in A Grand Day Out. The short animated film was first screened on 4 November 1989, introducing these brilliantly funny British characters into our lives. As well as launching Wallace and Gromit on their way to stardom the film introduced their hugely talented creator, Nick Park.
Now, 30 years after blast off, Wallace and Gromit land on the surface of a 50p coin. This silver Proof edition brings the two heroes together forever in a design created by Nick Park and the team at Aardman. The coin shows Wallace and Gromit printed in colour and peering from the riveted porthole of their rocket. Each one comes in a printed acrylic case, recalling the unique world imagined by Nick Park.
|Maximum Coin Mintage||27,500|
|Alloy||.925 Sterling Silver|
|Reverse Designer||Nick Park|
|Obverse Designer||Jody Clark|
|Pure Metal Type||Silver|
Limited Edition 7000
Limited Edition 25,000
The Beagle Has Landed
30 years after A Grand Day Out was first shown in November 1989, the film’s stars Wallace and Gromit land on the surface of a 50p coin.
Over three decades, the inseparable duo have become household favourites in the UK and beyond. Their breakthrough success was followed up with more wonderful adventures and they became a must-see TV event at Christmas for many years.
The adventures of Wallace and Gromit started with a trip to eat the moon’s cheese. A Grand Day Out was first shown on 4 November 1989, launching two delightful and distinctively British characters into our lives. The animated short film propelled Wallace and Gromit and their creator Nick Park to stardom.
These brilliant British characters have been brought together forever on a UK coin. The coin design has been created by Nick Park and the team at Aardman and shows the duo as if peering from the porthole of the rocket that took them to the moon. Thirty years after blast off, this is your chance to pocket the rocket of Wallace and Gromit.Shop the range
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