The Perth Mint of Australia has started accepting orders for the first two coins in a new officially licensed series featuring famous captains and starships from Star Trek.
The ten coin series will include five captains and five starship or space station coins from Star Trek The Original Series, Star Trek The Next Generation, Star Trek Deep Space Nine, Star Trek Voyager, and Star Trek Enterprise. The first two coins of the series feature Captain James T. Kirk and the Enterprise NCC-1701 from Star Trek The Original Series.
The first coin features a color image of William Shatner as Captain James Tiberius Kirk against a representation of the U.S.S. Enterprise and the inscription “CAPTAIN JAMES T. KIRK”.
The second coin is representative of the the United Federation of Planets’ logo and portrays a color image of the U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701 flying through space with the inscription ” STAR TREK THE ORIGINAL SERIES U.S.S. ENTERPRISE NCC-1701″.
The obverse of each coin contains the Ian Rank Broadley effigy of Queen Elizabeth II with the “2015” date and legal tender denomination as issued under the authority of the government of Tuvalu.
Each coin is struck in 1 troy ounce of 99.9% pure silver to proof quality. The coins are offered individually with a product limit of 5,000 pieces each within individual packaging from an overall maximum mintage of 6,500 pieces. A two coin set is available with an issue limit of 1,500 pieces.
The individual coins are presented in a Star Trek inspired case. The two coin set is packaged in a case designed to look like a Star Trek transporter. Each coin or set is accompanied by a numbered certificate of authenticity.
Please visit the Perth Mint product page for additional information or to place an order.
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