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The Royal Canadian Mint is a Crown corporation and the official issuer of legal circulation and collector coins in Canada. It also produces artwork, collectibles, medallions, and tokens.

It was founded in 1908 and is headquartered in Ottawa, Ontario, the nation's capital.

Star Trek releasesEdit

In 2016, the Mint released a collection of Star Trek: The Original Series coins to commemorate the franchise's 50th anniversary.

William Shatner was on hand at the Mint to strike the first James T. Kirk coin. [1]

In 2017, two new coins were released with one depicting the five primary starship captains and the other depicting a Borg cube. [2]

A number of the Mint's coins were also retailed by Canada Post.

2016Edit

25¢ Star Trek USS Enterprise Coloured Coin Edit

Royal Canadian Mint 2016 USS Enterprise 25 cent coin

USS Enterprise quarter

This 25 cent coin shows different views of the USS Enterprise from six different angles: overhead, underside, bow, aft, starboard, and portside, while its center showcases the Starfleet insignia. This is not a limited edition coin and it was bundled with a stamp set from Canada Post.[3]

$10 Half-Ounce Fine Silver Coloured Coins - Four-Coin Subscription – Star Trek CrewEdit

Royal Canadian Mint 2016 Star Trek Crew coins

Star Trek Crew

Four members of the crew of the USS Enterprise appear on separate ten dollar coins, available on a subscription basis. The first coin features James T. Kirk, the second Montgomery Scott, the third Nyota Uhura, and the fourth depicts Spock. Each coin was limited to an edition of 12,500.

$20 One Ounce Fine Silver Coloured Coins - Three-Coin Subscription – Iconic Star Trek ScenesEdit

Royal Canadian Mint 2016 Star Trek Scenes coins

Iconic Star Trek Scenes

Scenes from three iconic Original Series episodes appear on the twenty dollar coins, available by subscription. The first features a scene from "The City on the Edge of Forever" with Kirk and Spock facing the Guardian of Forever. The second features Spock forcing a Vulcan mind meld on McCoy in "Mirror, Mirror". The third features a scene from "The Trouble with Tribbles" and depicts a half-buried Kirk in a pile of fallen tribbles. 11,500 of each coin were minted.

$20 One Ounce Fine Silver Coloured Coin – Star Trek USS EnterpriseEdit

Royal Canadian Mint USS Enterprise coloured coin

Coloured USS Enterprise

This coin featured a scene from "I, Mudd" and depicted a view of the USS Enterprise orbiting a Class K planet. It had an edition of 11,500 coins.

$20 Fine Silver Coin - Star Trek USS EnterpriseEdit

Royal Canadian Mint 2016 USS Enterprise silver coin

Silver USS Enterprise

This coin features the USS Enterprise firing its phasers and 500,000 were minted.

$200 Pure Gold Coin – Star Trek Delta CoinEdit

Starfleet insignia Canadian coin

Star Trek Delta

This coin is limited to an edition of 1,500 and is 99.99% pure gold, shaped into a Starfleet insignia.

2017Edit

$30 Star Trek: Five Captains - Two Ounce Pure Silver Coloured Glow-In-The-Dark CoinEdit

Royal Canadian Mint 2017 Star Trek Five Captains coin

Five Captains

This coin features images of Captains James T. Kirk, Jean-Luc Picard, Benjamin Sisko, Kathryn Janeway, and Jonathan Archer and 5,000 were minted. A glowing image of the USS Enterprise firing its forward phaser array appears when the coin is displayed in darkness, after having been previously exposed to a light source.

$20 Star Trek: The Borg - One Ounce Pure Silver Coloured CoinEdit

Royal Canadian Mint 2017 Borg coin

The Borg

This coin features a Borg cube firing on the USS Enterprise-D and is retailed with packaging decorated like a Borg cube. 10,000 were minted.

The denominations shown above reflect the face value of a coin, not its retail price at the Mint or its current market value.

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