Disneyland had a major pressed coin campaign to celebrate the park’s 60th anniversary – 60 special coins at the parks and World of Disney. That celebration has ended, and the anniversary coins are starting to be replaced.
Boomer at www.parkpennies.com reports that the machine at the Pieces of Eight gift shop (Pirates of the Caribbean) is the first spotted change. The good news for collectors: the replacement designs are all-new, and not just a return to the set that was in place before the May 2015 anniversary kickoff.
While there is no guarantee that all the 60th machines will get newly-made designs, there is a good chance. This would include two quarter machines and eleven penny presses.
As of the end of September, all 60th anniversary machines have been retired. They have been replaced with entirely new designs at World of Disney (2 machines); Rajah’s Mint; Pooh Corner; Enchanted Chamber (quarter machine); and Pirates (as noted in the original article).