The latest coins in the Perth Mint’s Star Trek series feature Captain Jonathan Archer and his ship, the Enterprise NX-01, from the most recent Star Trek television series, Star Trek: Enterprise. The coins are composed of one ounce of silver that is 99.9% pure and have individual issue limits of 5,000 pieces. Each coin costs $115.00 AUD, with a two-coin set including both issues available for $230.00.
The 2015 Star Trek: Enterprise Captain Jonathan Archer 1 oz. Silver Proof Coin has a reverse bearing a color image of Scott Bakula as Captain Johnathan Archer, with a depiction of the Enterprise NX-01 beside him in silver. Inscribed within the design are CAPTAIN JONATHAN ARCHER, 1 oz 999 SILVER, and the Perth Mint’s “P” mint mark.
The reverse of the 2015 Star Trek: Enterprise Enterprise NX-01 1 oz. Silver Proof Coin features a color image of the Enterprise NX-01 flying over a distant planet, surrounded by a silver rim with the inscriptions, STAR TREK ENTERPRISE, ENTERPRISE NX-01, 1 oz 999 SILVER, and the Perth Mint’s “P” mint mark.
The coins share a common obverse, featuring Ian Rank-Broadley’s portrait of Queen Elizabeth II, the 1 DOLLAR denomination, 2015, and TUVALU, the country of issue. The diameter for each piece measures 40.60 mm, and the thickness is 4 mm.
As pictured above, the coins come packaged in a distinctive case that lights up when opened. The two-coin set comes in a larger case that houses both issues and has an issue limit of 1,500 sets. All previous two-coin sets in this series have sold out.
The Perth Mint has also announced that the following recent releases are now sold out: the 2015 Star Trek: Voyager – Captain Kathryn Janeway & U.S.S. Voyager NCC-74656 1 oz. Silver Proof Two-Coin Set, the 2015 Autralian Wedge-tailed Eagle 5 oz. Gold Proof Coin, and the 2015 Goddesses of Olympus – Aphrodite 2 oz. Silver High Relief Coin. The three issues had product limits of 1,500, 99, and 2,000, respectively.
For information on new issues from the Perth Mint, please visit the “Recent Releases” page on its Web site.