A phaser blast from the past! Pure Silver Proof Coin Set. Struck in one half troy ounce of pure silver with vibrant full color and a low mintage limit! The Royal Canadian Mint celebrates the 50th anniversary of. A television series that is beloved by generations of fans, and whose vision of the future helped inspire scientific innovation! S imaginative story lines have brought fans on an incredible journey through time and space. Kirk, Spock, McCoy, Scotty, Uhura, Sulu and Chekov have been our fictional trailblazers in this new frontier. Guided by the Prime Directive and a spirit of discovery. And her crew have taken us to more than 70 different worlds while encountering nearly as many alien species. Their fictional mission inspired many to pursue careers in science and engineering, while futuristic, fictional. Technology has inspired the smartphones and tablets that have transformed our everyday life. Did you know that. Actually made its Canadian television debut on CTV two days before the series’ U. Original television series debuted in 1966, and ran for three seasons until 1969. Set in the future, the science fiction program followed the 23rd century adventures of Captain James Tiberius Kirk and the. NCC-1701, a powerful interstellar spacecraft dispatched by the Earth-based Starfleet Command to explore the galaxy. Who can forget the opening lines of the title sequence narrated in voice-over by Canadian William Shatner himself! Space: The final frontier. These are the voyages of the starship Enterprise. Its five-year mission: to explore strange new worlds. To seek out new life and new civilizations, to boldly go where no man has gone before. Since its debut nearly fifty years ago. Has developed into a cultural phenomenon, with spin-off television series and feature films being released on a regular basis. The original series explored a wide variety of significant themes and issues including war and peace, imperialism, economics, racial equality, religion, human rights, feminism, and the role of technology in society and the future. The coins are encapsulated and presented in full color, graphic paperboard boxes. 9999 Fine (Pure) Silver. Even today, we continue to associate the. With extraordinary discoveries, unforgettable first contacts and some memorable opponents – from the fearsome warships of the Imperial Klingon Fleet to the cloaked Romulan Birds-of-Prey. Repeat airings of the series’ 79 episodes have cemented Star Trek’s status as a cultural icon that is celebrated by fans around the world, including in the official Star Trek capital of Canada, Vulcan, Alberta. Fun Facts About the Starship. Two models of. Were used throughout the series’ production: an 11-foot studio model and a smaller “3-footer” used mostly for promotional shots. The studio model was significantly modified eight times since its creation in 1964. The last alteration came in 1967 during the production process for the famous episode. The Trouble With Tribbles. Within the Star Trek universe’s fictional timeline. Served as a Starfleet vessel for 40 years and achieved her greatest fame under the five-year command of Captain James Tiberius Kirk (famously portrayed by Canadian actor William Shatner). Bears the (fictional) registration number NCC-1701, while subsequent. Ships are distinguished by a different letter e. A replica of. Was erected in 1995 in Vulcan, Alberta, where the annual “Spock Days” draws Star Trek fans from around the world! Celebrating Fifty Years of Star Trek! Is an American science fiction entertainment franchise created by Gene Roddenberry and under the ownership of CBS and Paramount. Star Trek: The Original Series. And its live action TV spin-off shows. Star Trek: The Next Generation. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. As well as the. Film series make up the main canon, while the canonicity of. Star Trek: The Animated Series. The expansive library of. Novels and comics whilst still part of the franchise, are generally considered non-canon. The first series, now referred to as “The Original Series” or TOS, debuted in 1966 and ran for three seasons on NBC. It followed the interstellar adventures of James T. Kirk and the crew of the starship. An exploration warship of a 23rd-century interstellar “United Federation of Planets”. In creating the first “Star Trek”, Roddenberry was inspired by Westerns such as. These adventures continued in the short-lived. And six feature films. Four spin-off television series were eventually produced. Followed the crew of a new starship. Set a century after the original series. Set before the original series, in the early days of human interstellar travel. Feature films were produced. In 2009, the film franchise underwent a relaunch with a prequel to the original series set in an alternate timeline titled simply. This film featured a new cast portraying younger versions of the crew from the original. A sequel to this film. Star Trek Into Darkness. Premiered on May 16, 2013. A thirteenth theatrical feature, the next sequel to. Has been confirmed for release in July 2016, to coincide with the franchise’s 50th anniversary. Has been a cult phenomenon for decades. Fans of the franchise are called Trekkies or Trekkers. The franchise spans a wide range of spin-offs including games, figurines, novels, toys, and comics. Had a themed attraction in Las Vegas which opened in 1998 and closed in September 2008. At least two museum exhibits of props travel the world. The series has its own full-fledged constructed language, Klingon. Several parodies have been made of. Its fans, despite the end of. Episodes on TV, have produced several fan productions to fill that void. Is noted for its influence on the world outside of science fiction. Moreover, the show is noted for its progressive civil rights stances. The original series included one of television’s first multiracial casts. References can be found throughout popular culture from movies such as the submarine thriller. To the cartoon series. Movies and Feature Films. Star Trek: The Motion Picture. Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan. Star Trek III: The Search for Spock. Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home. Star Trek V: The Voyage Home. Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country. Star Trek: First Contact. Talisman World Coins and Medals has been in business for more than 28 years and is one of the largest world coin direct distributors and wholesalers in the world. The item “Canada 2016 Star Trek Crew Complete 4-Coin $10 Silver Set Kirk Spock Scotty Uhur” is in sale since Monday, March 19, 2018. This item is in the category “Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ Canada\Commemorative”. The seller is “talismancoins” and is located in Saint Louis, Missouri. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Canada
- Circulated/Uncirculated: Uncirculated
- Year: 2016
- Composition: Silver