Utrecht, November 23, 2018 - Today the Royal Dutch Mint in partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products announce a special collaboration with the launch of a unique Harry Potter Mirror Coin! The launch of this exceptional Harry Potter Mirror Coin takes place in the Harry Potter pop-up store in the new South Passage of Hoog Catharijne.
From left to right: Vincent van Hecke (CEO RDM), Jan van Zanen (Mayor of Utrecht), Wibi Soerjadi, Bert van Ravenswaaij (CFO RDM)
"The Harry Potter Mirror Coin is a spectacular innovation and allows Harry Potter fans to discover the latest and most advanced reflection technology!" - Bert van Ravenswaaij, CFO Royal Dutch Mint.
The Harry Potter Mirror Coin features a beautiful image of the iconic Hogwarts castle and is a must have for every Harry Potter fan and coin collector. The coin has one empty side and an image of Hogwarts on the other side. When, a flashlight shines on the empty side, the image of the Hogwarts castle reveals itself in the reflection of the light beam. The Harry Potter Mirror Coin is available for € 14.95 each.
About the Royal Dutch Mint
Since 1567 the Royal Dutch Mint has been the producer of Dutch coins. It is an innovative, international company in value products, rooted in four hundred and fifty years of tradition. Among the innovative developments of recent years, the laser and 3D techniques are based on coins, with which it is possible to apply holographic elements or a microtext, among other things. The Royal Dutch Mint is one of the top 5 producers of circulation coins, commemorative coins, royal awards and collector products worldwide.
About Wizarding World
More than two decades ago, a young Harry Potter was whisked onto Platform 9¾ at King’s Cross Station, and readers everywhere were swept along with him into a magical universe, created by J.K. Rowling. In the years since, the seven Harry Potter bestsellers have inspired eight blockbuster movies, an award-winning stage play, and, more recently, the start of the Fantastic Beasts five-film series. People of all ages have been enthralled by these extraordinary adventures, set within an expanding universe, inspired by the vision of J.K. Rowling.
For today’s growing worldwide fan community, and for generations to come, the Wizarding World welcomes everyone to explore more of this magical universe — past, present and future. The Wizarding World also provides fans with an instant, trusted kite-mark of quality and authenticity.
About Warner Bros. Consumer Products
Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP), a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, extends the Studio’s powerful portfolio of entertainment brands and franchises into the lives of fans around the world. WBCP partners with best-in-class licensees globally on an award-winning range of toys, fashion, home décor, and publishing inspired by franchises and properties such as DC, Wizarding World, Looney Tunes and Hanna-Barbera. The division’s successful global themed entertainment business includes groundbreaking experiences such as The Wizarding World of Harry Potter and Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi. With innovative global licensing and merchandising programs, retail initiatives, promotional partnerships and themed experiences, WBCP is one of the leading licensing and retail merchandising organizations in the world.
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