In 2019 to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of The Simpsons, the Perth Mint on behalf of the issuing country of Tuvalu released a very Limited Issue The Simpsons Donut $1 One Dollar Silver Proof Coin struck in solid fine .9999 Silver and weighing one ounce of pure Silver.
The coin which has the center stamped out for a true donut design features Homer's iconic Pink-Frosted Donut with Sprinkles and Matt Groening's signature while the obverse bears the elegant portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank Broadley.
These legal tender coins have been struck to proof quality using specially prepared dies and highly polished blanks.
The Simpsons first aired as a half-hour television series in 1989. Now in its 30th season, it is the longest-running primetime scripted show in television history. The Simpsons has won 33 Emmy Awards, 34 Annie Awards, a 2017 People's Choice Award and was the first animated series to win a Peabody Award. The show was nominated for an Academy Award in 2012 for the theatrical short The Longest Daycare. The Simpsons is a Gracie Films Production in association with 20th Century Fox Television. James L. Brooks, Matt Groening, and Al Jean are the executive producers.