This 2016 $10 selective colour coin celebrates the 50th anniversary of the television series Star TrekTM. The coin features First Officer Spock of the U.S.S. Enterprise, (played by actor Leonard Nimoy). The mintage is just 12,500, and weighs just over one half ounce of pure silver. As a pure silver coin struck by the Royal Canadian Mint, this item is GST/HST exempt.
First Officer Spock coin features selective colour and detailed engraving in the side-by-side depiction of a beloved Star Trek character with famous Trek technology. To the left is a portrait of First Officer Spock (portrayed by actor Leonard Nimoy) wearing a blue Starfleet uniform and in a state of alert, as he points his phaser pistol toward an unseen threat. To the right, an engraved depiction of the futuristic weapon offers the viewer a closer glimpse of the phaser pistol that was introduced in The Original Series. Both Spock and the phaser pistol overlap the outline of Starfleet's Delta Shield Insignia engraved in the background.
About Star Trek:
Star Trek was a science fictional television series that followed the starship Enterprise and its crew. The show is set in the milky way galaxy during the 2260’s. The ships purpose was stated in the opening credits.
Space: the final frontier. These are the voyages of the starship Enterprise. Its five-year mission: to explore strange new worlds, to seek out new life and new civilizations, to boldly go where no man has gone before.
From warp drives, translators, communicators, tablet computers, phaser to teleporters, Star Trek has given us a look into what space travel could entail in the 23rd century.