(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 artworks, 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 showed different views of the USS Enterprise from six different angles: overhead, underside, bow, aft, starboard, and portside, while its center showcased the Starfleet insignia. This was not a limited edition coin and 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 appeared on separate ten dollar coins which were available on a subscription basis. The first coin featured James T. Kirk, the second Montgomery Scott, the third Nyota Uhura, and the fourth depicted 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 appeared on the twenty dollar coins, available by subscription. The first featured a scene from "The City on the Edge of Forever" with Kirk and Spock facing the Guardian of Forever. The second featured Spock forcing a Vulcan mind meld on McCoy in "Mirror, Mirror". The third featured a scene from "The Trouble with Tribbles" and depicted 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 was limited to an edition of 1,500 and was 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 featured 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 appeared when the coin was displayed in darkness, after having been previously exposed to a light source.
$20 Star Trek: The Borg - One Ounce Pure Silver Coloured CoinEdit
$100 Star Trek: USS Enterprise NCC-1701 - Ten Ounce Pure Silver CoinEdit
$10 Star Trek Iconic Starships - Pure Silver Glow-in-the-Dark 3-Coin SubscriptionEdit
On their obverse sides, The Next Generation coin features the USS Enterprise-D, the Voyager coin shows the USS Voyager, and the Enterprise NX-01 coin displays its namesake. 10,000 of each coin was minted and each release was presented in a premium graphic box.
$20 Star Trek: Deep Space Nine - Pure Silver Coloured CoinEdit
Commemorating the 25th anniversary of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, this coin follows the contours of the Deep Space 9 space station and features color illustrations of the Bajoran system, its wormhole and the USS Defiant over both sides of the coin. 4,500 were minted and each included a floating frame.