Living deep in the forest, in a woodcutter’s cottage, Briar-Rose doesn’t know that she is Princess Aurora, and that the evil fairy, Maleficent has cast a dark spell over her.
When Aurora pricks her finger on a spindle, she falls into an enchanted sleep. Nothing awakens her until the prince comes along and kisses her.
This shows us that love is more powerful than hate - destroying even the most evil of plans that the fairy had for Aurora.
Sleeping Beauty was based on La Belle au bois dormant by Charles Perrault and Dornröschen by The Brothers Grimm. The film's musical score featured adaptations of music from the ballet Sleeping Beauty by Tchaikovsky. Disney also released Sleeping Beauty in 1959 as an animated feature.
This highly collectible Aurora coin is struck from 1oz 99.9% pure silver. Issued by New Zealand Mint as legal tender under the authority of Niue Island and struck by The Perth Mint, no more than 10,000 1oz silver proof coins will be released worldwide.
The coins’ reverse design features an image of Princess Aurora surrounded by flowers. The fineness and weight is also portrayed on each coin’s reverse. The obverse features the Ian Rank-Broadly effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the 2015 year-date and the monetary denomination.
The silver Aurora coin comes presented in delightful fairy-tale book style packaging. The themed packaging makes this coin an ideal gift for any Disney fan or coin collector. The Certificate of Authenticity is printed onto the packaging.
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