Spock was born in 2230 on the planet Vulcan to Vulcan ambassador Sarek, and Amanda Grayson, a human teacher. Spock initially served as a Starfleet officer for several decades before going on to become a Federation ambassador.
Proof Quality 99.9% Pure Silver
The coin is struck from 1oz of 99.9% pure silver in proof quality.
Star Trek Reverse Design
The coin’s reverse portrays a colour image of the actor Leonard Nimoy (1931 – 2015) giving the Vulcan salute as Spock as he appeared in Star Trek, against a representation of the IDIC Vulcan symbol and the inscription SPOCK. The design also includes The Perth Mint’s traditional ‘P’ mintmark, and the coin’s weight and fineness.
Tuvalu Legal Tender
The coin is issued as legal tender under the authority of the Government of Tuvalu and features the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the monetary denomination, and the 2015 year-date.
The Perth Mint will release no more than 5,000 of the 2015 Star Trek: The Original Series – Spock 1oz Silver Proof Coin.
Star Trek Themed Presentation Packaging and Numbered Certificate
The coin is presented in a Star Trek inspired display case and is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.
Gene Roddenberry’s Star Trek: The Original Series debuted in 1966, and ran for three seasons until 1969. Set in the future, the science fiction series followed the 23rd century adventures of key characters that included the part-human, part-Vulcan character Spock, as well as Captain James T. Kirk, and Dr. Leonard ‘Bones’ McCoy.
Previous Releases: Captain James T. Kirk, U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701, Captain Jean-Luc Picard, U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-D, Captain Benjamin Sisko, Deep Space 9.
Forthcoming Releases: , Captain Kathryn Janeway, Captain Jonathan Archer & Ships.