In whole life longthere is a child within all of us. No matter the age or the status we achieved - the fairy tales affect us as as well as years ago. Heroes of lovely short series and their funny stories are unforgettably associated with moments of happy childhood and Večerníček, thanks to his specific Czech humor, entertains children and adults for 50 years! Therefore the Czech Mint comes with an extraordinary series of commemorative coins and emissions of one-ounce gold coin 50 NZD, which is dedicated to the rabbits out of a hat.
Regular television broadcasts begun on 20th February 1954 and Večerníček started to speak in 1963, but initially only on Sundays. The Sunday bedtime story became Večerníček, as we know it today, on 2nd January 1965. During many evenings we were waiting for the appearance of the magician Pokustón`s hat and its two inhabitants on the screen - Bob and Bobek, but the second one never wanted to go out of the warm hat... Since 1978, eight seasons, 91 parts of bedtime stories were created in charge of these directors: Václav Bedřich, Miroslav Walter and Ivo Hejcman. The scripts were excellently written by Vladimír Jiránek, Jaroslav Pacovský, Jiří Šebánek and Pavel Šrut. The author of drawings is Vladimír Jiránek and the two rabbits speak to us from the screen using the voice of Josef Dvořák. The jingle of the series is written by Petr Skoumal.
The new one-ounce investment coin 50 NZD in pure gold is a beautiful gift for anyone, for whom the regular bedtime stories have grown on him. This issue is decorated with the friends Bob and Bobek in ice-hockey equipment, because this year, apart from the the beautiful coin they also deserve the position of mascots of the Ice Hockey World Championship, which has been held in stadiums of the Czech Republic. The motif of rabbits, based on Vladimír Jiránek`s drawing elaborated on the obverse side of the coin by outsanding Czech medailist Irena Hradecká, DiS. The composition on the reverse side of the coin is formed by a portrait of Queen Elizabeth II and other necessary issuer`s attributes. Save your money wisely and wit joy and obtain an ageless collector`s piece. But attention, the issue is limited to just 50 pieces!