Silver Two Ounces 2016 U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701 Crew, Coin from Tuvalu - detailed information

Silver Two Ounces 2016 U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701 Crew, Coin from Tuvalu
CoinSilver Two Ounces 2016 U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701 Crew

The Tuvaluan Dollar is the currency of Tuvalu - a small nation in the Pacific Ocean. Tuvalu has never had banknotes of its own, and has been issuing coins since 1976; these circulate together with coins of the Australian Dollar, which is also legal tender in the country, and to which the Tuvaluan Dollar is pegged.

The Australian Perth Mint issues a large variety of non-circulating legal tender coins under the authority of Tuvalu. Some of these are in the silver two-ounce format (abbreviated as 2 oz). Strictly speaking, they are not bullion as they are priced at a premium and are targeted at collectors who appreciate them for their artistic merit and collectable value and not just for their precious metal content.

This coin is part of a Perth Mint series of coloured silver coins depicting Star Trek characters, and features the crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701. It was issued on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Star Trek series.

Star Trek: The Original Series debuted on television in the United States in 1966. Although this series is now viewed as a classic among Trekkies, and a cult-classic in general, it was not immensely popular at first. The Original Series experienced the shortest run on television of any series in the Star Trek franchise, lasting just three years.

MintPerth Mint Mint MarkLetter P Total Mintage5,000
Obverse
Tuvalu / Silver Two Ounces 2016 U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701 Crew - obverse photo

The obverse of the coin shows the crowned mature head of Queen Elizabeth II facing right (her effigy known as the "Fourth Portrait"). The Queen wears the "Girls of Great Britain and Ireland" diamond tiara, a wedding gift from Queen Mary (Her Majesty's grandmother) in 1947 - which she also has on the Machin and the Gottwald portraits.

In small letters below the head, the artist's initials IRB (for Ian Rank-Broadley).

Around the effigy is the monarch's legend, the date of issue and the value: QUEEN ELIZABETH II 2oz 999 SILVER 2016 TUVALU 2 DOLLARS.

The inscription around the rim also incorporates the precious metal content: two troy ounces of 99.9% silver.

Obverse Inscription QUEEN ELIZABETH II 2oz 999 SILVER 2016 TUVALU 2 DOLLARS
Reverse
Tuvalu / Silver Two Ounces 2016 U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701 Crew - reverse photo

The reverse of the coin is coloured and depicts the full crew of Star Trek: The Original Series. Captain Kirk, Spock, Uhura, Scotty, Dr. McCoy, and Sulu are set against a backdrop of the galaxy.

Above them, the 50 anniversary logo.

Around above, THE ORIGINAL SERIES. Around below, STAR TREK ™.

In small letters around below right, the copyright and trademark notice: TM & © 2016 CBS. ARR.; the Perth Mint's P mint mark is on the left.

Reverse Inscription THE ORIGINAL SERIES STAR TREK
EdgeMilledEdge InscriptionNone
Notes

Silver content (troy oz): 2.000
Finish: proof, coloured.
Packaging: in customised packaging in the form of a communicator - a fictional device used for voice communication by the U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701 crew. There is also a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.
Perth Mint SKU: 16Y71AAA

See also

Star Trek coins issued by the Perth Mint include (ordered by metal / size / year):
- 1 oz Gold Proof High Relief, Star Trek - U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701, 2016
- 5 oz Silver Proof High Relief, Star Trek - U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701, 2016
- 2 oz Silver Coloured Proof, Star Trek - U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701 Crew, 2016
- 2 oz Silver Coloured Proof, Star Trek - U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-D Crew, 2017
- 2 oz Silver Antique, Star Trek - Lt Commander Worf, 2017
- 2 oz Silver Coloured Proof, Star Trek - The Original Series, 2018
- 2 oz Silver Coloured Proof, Star Trek - U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701 Crew, 2019
- 2 oz Silver Coloured Proof, Star Trek - U.S.S. Discovery NCC-1031 Crew, 2019
- 2 oz Silver Antique Ring Shaped, Star Trek - Command Emblem, 2019
- 1 oz Silver Coloured Proof, Star Trek - Deep Space 9, 2015
- 1 oz Silver Coloured Proof, Star Trek - U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701, 2015
- 1 oz Silver Coloured Proof, Star Trek - U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-D, 2015
- 1 oz Silver Coloured Proof, Star Trek - U.S.S. Voyager NCC-74656
- 1 oz Silver Coloured Proof, Star Trek - U.S.S. Enterprise NX-01
- 1 oz Silver Coloured Proof, Star Trek - Captain Jean-Luc Picard, 2015
- 1 oz Silver Coloured Proof, Star Trek - Captain James T. Kirk, 2015
- 1 oz Silver Coloured Proof, Star Trek - Captain Janeway, 2015
- 1 oz Silver Coloured Proof, Star Trek - Captain Sisko, 2015
- 1 oz Silver Coloured Proof, Star Trek - Captain Jonathan Archer, 2015
- 1 oz Silver Coloured Proof, Star Trek - Mr Spock, 2015
- 1 oz Silver Bullion, Star Trek - U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701, 2016
- 1 oz Silver Proof High Relief, Star Trek - U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701, 2016
- 1 oz Silver Coloured Proof, Star Trek - U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701, 2016
- 1 oz Silver Coloured Proof, Star Trek - Captain Kirk and Mr. Spock, 2016
- 1 oz Silver Proof Delta Shaped, Star Trek - 50th Anniversary, 2016
- 1 oz Silver Bar Gold Plated (not legal tender), Latinum Slip, 2016
- 1 oz Silver Coloured Proof, Star Trek - New Generation, 2017
- 1 oz Silver Coloured Proof, Star Trek - Mirror Mirror, 2017
- 1 oz Silver Coloured Proof, Star Trek - U.S.S. Discovery NCC-1031, 2018
- 1 oz Silver Coloured Proof, Star Trek - Michael Burnham, 2018
- 1 oz Silver Coloured Proof, Star Trek - Captain Kirk, 2019
- 1 oz Silver Antique Delta Shaped, Star Trek - Command Emblem, 2019
- $1 Aluminium Bronze, Star Trek - U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701, 2016
- $1 Aluminium Bronze, Star Trek - Mr Spock, 2016

All (35) coins of type: Silver Two Ounces (2 oz)
Coin NameMintageEffigyLegend
Silver Two Ounces 2014 Gods of Olympus - Zeus 1,500 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 2oz 999 SILVER 2014 TUVALU 2 DOLLARS
Silver Two Ounces 2014 Gods of Olympus - Poseidon 1,500 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 2oz 999 SILVER 2014 TUVALU 2 DOLLARS
Silver Two Ounces 2014 Gods of Olympus - Hades 1,500 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 2oz 999 SILVER 2014 TUVALU 2 DOLLARS
Silver Two Ounces 2015 Goddesses of Olympus - Hera 2,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 2oz 999 SILVER 2015 TUVALU 2 DOLLARS
Silver Two Ounces 2015 Goddesses of Olympus - Athena 2,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 2oz 999 SILVER 2015 TUVALU 2 DOLLARS
Silver Two Ounces 2015 Goddesses of Olympus - Aphrodite 2,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 2oz 999 SILVER 2015 TUVALU 2 DOLLARS
Silver Two Ounces 2015 Alice's Adventures in Wonderland 2,500 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II · 2 DOLLARS TUVALU 2015 ·
Silver Two Ounces 2015 Back to the Future 2,015 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II TUVALU 2 DOLLARS 2oz 999 SILVER 2015
Silver Two Ounces 2016 U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701 Crew 5,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 2oz 999 SILVER 2016 TUVALU 2 DOLLARS
Silver Two Ounces 2016 Norse Gods - Odin 2,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 2oz 999 SILVER 2016 TUVALU 2 DOLLARS
Silver Two Ounces 2016 Norse Gods - Thor 2,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 2oz 999 SILVER 2016 TUVALU 2 DOLLARS
Silver Two Ounces 2016 Norse Gods - Loki 2,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 2oz 999 SILVER 2016 TUVALU 2 DOLLARS
Silver Two Ounces 2017 Star Trek - The Next Generation Crew 3,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 2oz 9999 Ag 2017 TUVALU 2 DOLLARS
Silver Two Ounces 2017 Star Trek - Lt Commander Worf 1,701 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 2oz 999 SILVER 2017 TUVALU 2 DOLLARS
Silver Two Ounces 2017 Norse Goddesses - Freya 2,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 2oz 9999 SILVER 2017 TUVALU 2 DOLLARS
Silver Two Ounces 2017 Norse Goddesses - Frigg 2,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 2oz 9999 SILVER 2017 TUVALU 2 DOLLARS
Silver Two Ounces 2017 Norse Goddesses - Hel 2,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 2oz 9999 SILVER 2017 TUVALU 2 DOLLARS
Silver Two Ounces 2018 Star Trek - The Original Series 850 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 2oz 999 SILVER 2018 TUVALU 2 DOLLARS
Silver Two Ounces 2018 Planet of the Apes 2,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 2oz 9999 SILVER 2018 TUVALU 2 DOLLARS
Silver Two Ounces 2019 Star Trek - Enterprise Crew 1,250 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 2oz 9999 Ag 2019 TUVALU 2 DOLLARS
Silver Two Ounces 2019 Star Trek - Discovery Crew 2,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 2oz 9999 Ag 2019 TUVALU 2 DOLLARS
Silver Two Ounces 2019 Star Trek - Command Emblem 1,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 2oz 9999 Ag 2019 TUVALU 2 DOLLARS
Silver Two Ounces 2019 The Simpsons Family 2,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 2 oz 9999 Ag 2019 TUVALU 2 DOLLARS
Silver Two Ounces 2021 The Simpsons - Homer Simpson 2,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 2 oz 9999 Ag 2021 TUVALU 2 DOLLARS
Silver Two Ounces 2021 Tears of the Moon 2,500 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 2oz 9999 Ag 2021 2 DOLLARS TUVALU
Silver Two Ounces 2021 Double Dragon and Yin Yang Koi 888 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 2oz 9999 SILVER 2021 TUVALU 2 DOLLARS
Silver Two Ounces 2021 Double Dragon and Phoenix 888 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 2oz 9999 SILVER 2021 TUVALU 2 DOLLARS
Silver Two Ounces 2021 Dragon and Tiger 888 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 2oz 9999 SILVER 2021 TUVALU 2 DOLLARS
Silver Two Ounces 2021 Hourglass 2,500 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 2oz 9999 Ag 2021 2 DOLLARS TUVALU
Silver Two Ounces 2022 White Tiger 888 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 2oz 9999 SILVER 2022 TUVALU 2 DOLLARS
Silver Two Ounces 2022 Chinese Dragon 888 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 2oz 9999 SILVER 2022 TUVALU 2 DOLLARS
Silver Two Ounces 2022 Dragon and Qilin 888 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 2oz 9999 SILVER 2022 TUVALU 2 DOLLARS
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Silver Two Ounces 2022 The Simpsons - Bart Simpson 3,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait QUEEN ELIZABETH II 2 oz 9999 Ag 2022 TUVALU 2 DOLLARS
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Silver Two Ounces 2016 U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701 Crew: Details
CountryTuvalu
CurrencyTuvaluan Dollar
Coin TypeSilver Two Ounces (2 oz)
Issued2016
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II
EffigyQueen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait, by Ian Rank-Broadley
Face Value2 (x Dollar)
Total Mintage5,000
Mintage Limit5,000
CurrentYes
Material0.999 Silver
DesignerJennifer McKenna
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
OrientationMedal Alignment (Axis 0)
Size55.600 mm
Thickness3.600 mm
Mass62.270 g
OCC IDRMKG-EZAC-BJWD-ONXQ
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