Star Trek Captains $30 Coin from Royal Canadian Mint
Royal Canadian Mint released the 2 ounces of 99.99% pure silver, the collector coin’s mintage is limited to only 5,000 Featuring the five Star Trek™ captains represented humanity at its best. Through their actions, each of these leaders taught us about trust and loyalty, integrity and compassion, and above all, dedication. The Royal Canadian Mint continues its celebration of Star Trek™ with a unique glow-in-the-dark coin that brings together these legendary captains.
In daylight, the silver coin’s reverse (tails side) features portraits of the five captains of Star Trek, from The Original Series to Enterprise. From left to right, there’s:
- Benjamin Sisko(played by Avery Brooks in Star Trek™: Deep Space Nine from 1993-1999),
- Jonathan Archer(portrayed by Scott Bakula in Star Trek™: Enterprise from 2001 to 2005),
- James T. Kirk(played by Canadian actor William Shatner in Star Trek™: The Original Series from 1966 to 1969)
- Jean-Luc Picard(portrayed by Sir Patrick Stewart in Star Trek™: The Next Generation from 1987 to 1994), and
- Kathryn Janeway(played by Kate Mulgrew in Star Trek™: Voyager from 1995 to 2001).
Their portraits are positioned around an engraved Delta Shield Insignia and against a space background. Surrounding inscriptions include CANADA, STAR TREK and the year 2017
Obverses (heads side) offer the Susanna Blunt effigy of Queen Elizabeth II with inscriptions of ELIZABETH II, CANADA, D G REGINA, 30 DOLLARS, and SB for the artist’s initials.
Royal Canadian Mint-provided coin specifications includes:
- Mintage: 5,000
- Composition: 99.99% pure silver
- Finish: proof
- Weight (g): 62.67
- Diameter (mm): 54
- Edge: serrated
- Certificate: serialized
- Face value: 30 dollars
- Obverse Artist: Susanna Blunt