The Looney Tunes™ characters are some of the craziest and best-loved animated characters of all time. The first Looney Tunes™ short dates to 1929, although the first appearance of a major character recognizable today was by Porky Pig in 1935. Merrie Melodies were animated in full colour starting in 1934, a full nine years before Looney Tunes™.
The reverse of this coin features a rendering of Marvin the Martian staring upwards with anticipation through a telescope. Marvin has likely just attempted to destroy the Earth again due to Earth blocking his view of Venus. Marvin first appeared in Looney Tunes™ in 1948, and he is the most destructive and competent of the Warner Brothers villains. Marvin was not actually named until several decades after his appearance. When viewed closely the coin reveals an "Easter egg" of Marvin's head and helmet viewed in profile laser engraved in the background.
With a limited mintage of only 30000, these will sell quickly.
This coin ships in a full colour graphic display box.
|Susanna Blunt (obverse)|
|The words "Elizabeth II D.G. Regina Canada" and the Susanna Blunt Effigy of Queen Elizabeth II|
|Marvin the Martian looking through a telescope and the words "10 Dollars 2015" and a laser engraved design in the background|
|34.1 x 34.1 x 2.2|
|Royal Canadian Mint|