The latest release in the popular Star Trek coin series features mirror Spock and prime Spock as they appeared in Mirror, Mirror, one of Star Trek’s most iconic episodes. It aired for the first time in 1967 during the second season of Star Trek: The Original Series. The episode uses the evil counterparts of some of Star Trek’s most beloved characters, to explore the darker side of humanity and the premise that everyone has two sides to their personality, but peace and harmony are the only way we can survive and prosper.
Mirror, Mirror features Captain Kirk and his contemporaries Doctor McCoy, Lieutenant Uhura and Scotty on a planet ruled by the Halkans trying to negotiate mining rights for dilithium crystals.
Proof Quality 99.99% Pure Silver
Each coin is struck by The Perth Mint from 1oz of 99.99% pure silver in proof quality.
Star Trek Design
The coin’s reverse portrays a colour image of mirror Spock and Spock prime facing each other as they appear in the Mirror, Mirror episode of Star Trek: The Original Series, against a backdrop of the planet Earth bisected by a sword. The design also includes Spock’s uniform insignia and The Perth Mint’s traditional ‘P’ mintmark.
Tuvalu Legal Tender
Issued as legal tender under the authority of the Government of Tuvalu, the coin’s obverse depicts the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the monetary denomination and the 2017 year-date.
The Perth Mint will release no more than 3,000 of the Star Trek: The Original Series – Mirror, Mirror 2017 1oz Silver Proof Coin.
Themed Presentation Packaging and Numbered Certificate
The coin is housed in a Star Trek inspired case transporter machine which lights up when the lid is opened. This special packaging is presented within a custom designed display box and Star Trek themed shipper. Each coin is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.
The Perth Mint has released a number of coins to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Star Trek: The Original Series. Since its debut, Star Trek has developed into a cultural phenomenon with a range of spinoff television series and a number of feature films being released over the past five decades.
Find out more about the Star Trek releases here.