2018 Tuvalu $2 Star Trek: The Original Series – Ships 2oz Silver Proof Coin
This 2oz silver proof Star Trek coin depicts three of the key ships that appeared in the original Star Trek television series: the starship U.S.S. EnterpriseNCC-1701, a Klingon D7 Battlecruiser and Romulan Bird-of-Prey. Created by Gene Roddenberry, Star Trek debuted in 1966 and ran for three seasons until 1969. The classic science fiction television series followed the 23rd century adventures of Captain James T. Kirk and the Constitution-class starship U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701, a powerful interstellar spacecraft dispatched by the Earth-based Starfleet Command to explore the galaxy. The Klingon D7 Battle Cruiser was deployed during the 2256 Federation-Klingon War then served as the backbone of the Klingon Imperial fleet for several years during the 2260s. This ship was predatory in appearance with a long neck, head-like command pod and a spread-wing primary hull. Starfleet first encountered the Romulan Bird-of-Preyin2266 when one crossed the Romulan Neutral Zone and destroyed several border outposts. (TOS: "Balance of Terror”)
Struck by The Perth Mint from 2oz of 99.99% pure silver in proof quality, each coin is housed in a replica of a Star Trek communicator. No more than 850 coins will be released.