2017 $100 Star TrekTM: NCC-1701 - Pure Silver Coin

SKU: 623932087781

RCM Number:
163490
Country: Canada
Year: 2017

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Description

Just as fans of the original Star Trek television series and movies have been inspired by the science fiction glimpse of the technology of the future, the Royal Canadian Mint has been inspired to develop this futuristic looking $100 coin struck in ten ounces of pure silver and shaped like the iconic Star Trek spaceship the USS Enterprise. This complex and substantial coin has a length of more than 11 centimeters and features exceptional detail of the Enterprise, while also including the usual effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Mintage is limited to just 1,000 coins. As a pure silver coin issued by the Royal Canadian Mint, this exceptional Star Trek collectible is also HST/GST exempt.

Arguably one of the most famous starships of all, Star Trek's celebrated Enterprise NCC-1701 is instantly recognized by the rounded saucer shape and nacelles, which give the coin its distinctive shape. Detailed engraving re-creates many of vessel's features in this small-scale reproduction, including the ship's registry code and name on the reverse, where the overhead view offers a unique perspective of the main bridge that sits atop the saucer section. Engraved elements also add dimension to the rounded shape of the warp nacelles that extend out from the secondary hull, particularly on the obverse where the underside view allows a glimpse of the deflector/sensor dish. The obverse features the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Susanna Blunt, along with the ship's registry code, the word "CANADA", the year "2017" and the face value "100 DOLLARS", all engraved in a Star Trek font.

TM & © 2017 CBS Studios Inc. STAR TREK and related marks and logos are trademarks of CBS Studios Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Details

FEATURES:
Produced By: RCM
Denomination: 100 Dollars
Year: 2017

TECHNICAL SPECS:
Diameter: 113.2mm x 50.6mm mm
Material: Silver
Fineness: 0.9999
Weight: 318.81 grams
Bullion Weight: 10.249 Troy Ounces

EXTENDED INFORMATION:
Obverse: Queen Elizabeth II
Reverse: Enterprise-shaped NCC-1701 starship
Finish: Matte Proof
Quantity Produced: 1000
Monarch: Queen Elizabeth II
Theme: Canadian, Canada's History, International Commemoratives, Pop Culture


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