- Special anniversary issue in honour of miffy’s 65th birthday
- Nostalgic Delft Blue tile by Royal Delft: (inter)nationally loved!
- Silver issue with the classic and very detailed portrait of Dick Bruna: miffy’s creator!
- Strictly limited: only 750 pieces available worldwide!
- Including numbered Certificate of Authenticity
It’s Miffy’s 65th birthday and we celebrate with her! A white bunny in the garden of a holiday home in Egmond aan Zee inspired Dick Bruna to create Miffy (“nijntje” in Dutch). In cooperation with Royal Delft, the Royal Dutch Mint gives special attention to this anniversary celebration. The 1 ounce silver issue in official Royal Delft earthenware tile brings a tribute to writer and illustrator Dick Bruna. An anniversary issue that will be remembered!
A tribute to Dick Bruna
On 23 August 1927, Dick Bruna was born in Utrecht, the Netherlands. For over sixty years he created picture books in his signature format: compact, square books with twelve pictures on the right and four lines of (rhyming) text on the left. Both the use of warm colours and the thick black outlines (which show the “heartbeat” of the artist) are immediately recognisable as Dick Bruna’s. For decades, Bruna’s picture books have been loved by all ages, in countries all over the world. On 16 February 2017, Bruna died at age 89 in his hometown Utrecht, where the Miffy Museum and an actual Miffy statue can be found.
The exclusive silver “65 Years of miffy” issue is placed in an official Royal Delft earthenware tile. The obverse of the issue shows Dick Bruna’s characteristic portrait; on the reverse you will find the Miffy anniversary logo and the text “65 years of miffy”. The issue can be taken out of the tile so you can admire both sides.
The tile is decorated with happy illustrations in the recognisable Delft Blue colours. On the sides of the tile, butterflies and flowers as drawn by Dick Bruna are found. The classic tile and the playful illustrations in Miffy’s style create a true tribute to Dick Bruna. A perfect addition to the collection of any Miffy fan!
Important notice: only 750 pieces of this internationally loved issue are available worldwide. Make sure to place your order in time!
Specifications Royal Delft tile
|Dimensions||130 x 130 mm|
|Material||Royal Delft earthenware|
|Design||High quality transfer|
Illustrations Dick Bruna © copyright Mercis bv, 1953-2020
|Weight||1 ounce (31.1 g)|