- Disney dollars bill measures, 2.75″ (6,99cm) x 6.25″ (15,88cm)
- $60,000 in Disney Dollars were sold just in the first day
- For the inaugural run, more than two million dollars worth of Disney Dollars was put into circulation, or approximately 870,000 individual bills.
Letter given to Anaheim castmembers employed by Disney dated April 29th 1987 and signed by Ron Dominguez, the vice president of Disneyland in 1987.
Letter given to Florida castmembers employed by Disney dated September 24th 1987 and signed by Dick Nunis, the Executive Vice President of Walt Disney World and Disneyland at the time.
- Disney Dollars are real legal tender and can be exchanged for their U.S. equivalent at Disneyland and Walt Disney World with certain restrictions.
- Disney Dollars never expire (unless all places where they are accepted close… no way !).
- Disney Company had earned more than $200 million in unused revenue from Disney Dollars in the 28 years they were available.
- To discourage counterfeiting, each bill had an individual serial number and was printed on rare, expensive rag cotton stock bearing a subtle watermark. In later years, even more extensive anti-counterfeiting methods were used and there was never an incident of the money being duplicated.
- In November 1989, a $10 bill was added for both series featuring Minnie Mouse making her the first female to appear on paper currency used in the United States.
- Disney dollars have been produced every year since 1987 to 2014 except 1992, 2004, 2006 (the bills issued this year has the date of 2005), 2010 and 2012.
- Disney Dollars have come in four denominations: The $1.00, $5.00, $10.00, and $50.00.
- All collection of Disney dollars (172 bills) in face value is $1.030.00.
- Disney Dollars can be used at the Disneyland and DisneyWorld Resorts this includes Disneyland, Epcot, California Adventure, DisneyWorld and the other Parks throughout the Resorts. Including the Disney Store, Disney Hotels, and Disney Vacation Club Resorts.
- Every Disney Dollar ever issued in nearly three decades included Scrooge McDuck’s signature as Treasurer and at least two images of Tinker Bell on the front side.
- Disney Dollars are printed to DPI Printers, Battle Creek, Mich. and engraved to U.S. Banknote Corp.
- Creative Service Illustrator – Matt Mew
◊ Order form
For anyone that never saw an order form to buy Disney Dollars of the years of 1987 and 1988:
Order form to buy the happiest dollars on earth !
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