(written from a Production point of view)
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
A number of the Mint's coins were also retailed by Canada Post.
25¢ Star Trek USS Enterprise Coloured Coin Edit
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.
$10 Half-Ounce Fine Silver Coloured Coins - Four-Coin Subscription – Star Trek CrewEdit
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
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
$20 Fine Silver Coin - Star Trek USS EnterpriseEdit
$200 Pure Gold Coin – Star Trek Delta CoinEdit
This coin is limited to an edition of 1,500 and is 99.99% pure gold, shaped into a Starfleet insignia.
$30 Star Trek: Five Captains - Two Ounce Pure Silver Coloured Glow-In-The-Dark CoinEdit
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.