To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the cultural phenomenon that is Star Trek: The Original Series, The Perth Mint is excited to release this awesome silver coloured coin featuring members of the starship U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701.
The coin is struck by The Perth Mint from 2oz of 99.9% pure silver in proof quality.
The reverse of the coin portrays a colour image of the crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701 including Captain Kirk, Spock, Uhura, Chekov, Dr. McCoy, Scotty, and Sulu as they appeared in Star Trek: The Original Series, against the backdrop of a galaxy. The design includes the inscription THE ORIGINAL SERIES STAR TREK and The Perth Mint’s traditional ‘P’ mintmark.
Issued as legal tender under the authority of the Government of Tuvalu, the obverse of the coin depicts the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the monetary denomination, and the 2016 year-date.
The Perth Mint will release no more than 5,000 of the 2016 Star Trek: The Original Series – U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701 Crew 2oz Silver Proof Coin.
This coin is housed in customised packaging in the form of a communicator a fictional device used for voice communication by the U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701 crew. This integral element of the show allowed for rapid communication across vast distances and inspired the future of mobile design. The coin is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.