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Canada 2017 Star Trek™ Starship U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701 Sculpture $100 10 Troy Ounce Pure Silver Matte Proof Statuette Multidimensional Figurine Coin GX L11

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THE ULTIMATE STAR TREK COLLECTIBLE! Awe-inspiring shape and meticulously engraved details make USS Enterprise sculptural statuette a must-have for investors, Trekkies, collectors, and sci-fi fans who have always dreamed of commanding the Kirk's starship!

Mintage just 1,000! Sold out at the Mint on pre-release!

The Design
Sold out at the Mint!Arguably the most famous starship of all, Star Trek’s celebrated U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701 is instantly recognizable by the rounded saucer section at the front, as well as the engine nacelles, which give this coin its distinctive shape. Detailed engraving re-creates many of vessel’s features in this small-scale reproduction, including the ship’s registry code and name, where the overhead view offers a unique perspective of the main bridge that Investment Opportunity!sits atop the saucer section. Engraved elements also add dimension to the rounded shape of the warp engine nacelles that extend out from the secondary hull, particularly on underside, where we glimpse of the deflector/sensor dish.

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Special Features!
 - A WORLD FIRST! Introducing the first ever Enterprise-shaped coin.
 - AN EXTRAORDINARY FEAT OF ENGINEERING! Precision-crafted from 10 troy ounces of 99.99% pure silver, this coin’s unique shape is truly unlike anything ever seen before!
 - ONE SEAMLESS PIECE! Each coin is struck from a single blank to re-create the unmistakable outline of this famous saucer-shaped starship - with no poured or molded seam!
 - AN EYE FOR DETAIL: The ship’s name and registry code are just some of the outstanding details engraved on the obverse and reverse, which offer rare overhead and underside views of the ship!
 - TRULY RARE! Your Enterprise coin is one of only 1,000 ever made!
 - THE ULTIMATE STAR TREK COLLECTIBLE! Awe-inspiring shape and meticulously engraved details make this a must-have for investors, Trekkies, collectors, and sci-fi fans who have always dreamed of commanding the Enterprise!

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Star Trek 50th Anniversary
The Royal Canadian Mint celebrates the 50th anniversary of Star Trek - a television series that is beloved by generations of fans, and whose vision of the future helped inspire scientific innovation!

Star Trek'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, U.S.S. Enterprise 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 Star Trek technology has inspired the smartphones and tablets that have transformed our everyday life.

Did you know that Star Trek actually made its Canadian television debut on CTV two days before the series' U.S. premiere on NBC?!?!

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Gene Roddenberry’s visionary Star Trek 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 Constitution-class starship U.S.S. Enterprise 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, Star Trek 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.

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Technology Note - Purity
The Royal Canadian Mint refines the purest silver in the world. The RCM is also the only mint in the world to issue commemorative coins in a .9999 fineness. This ten troy ounce fine silver coin is 99.99% pure!

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Packaging
The coin is encapsulated inside a burgundy leatherette, clamshell-style presentation case, lined with black velvet and protected by a full color outer box. An individually-numbered certificate of authenticity is included.

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Specifications
Country Canada
Year of Issue   2017
   
Face Value 100 Dollars
Weight 318.81 g
Dimensions 113.2 mm long
50.6 mm wide
Mintage Limit 1,000
   
Finish Matte Proof
Composition .9999 Fine (Pure) Silver
Edge Plain
   
Artist CBS Studios Inc.
Certificate Individually Numbered

Even today, we continue to associate the Enterprise 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.

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Fun Facts About the Starship U.S.S. Enterprise!
    - Two models of Enterprise 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, Enterprise 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).
    - Throughout the franchise's history, several incarnations of the ship were also named U.S.S. Enterprise. The Enterprise from The Original Series bears the (fictional) registration number NCC-1701, while subsequent Enterprise ships are distinguished by a different letter (e.g. NCC-1701-B).
    - A replica of Enterprise was erected in 1995 in Vulcan, Alberta, where the annual "Spock Days" draws Star Trek fans from around the world!

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Celebrating Fifty Years of Star Trek!
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, Star Trek: Voyager, and Star Trek: Enterprise as well as the Star Trek film series make up the main canon, while the canonicity of Star Trek: The Animated Series is debated. The expansive library of Star Trek novels and comics whilst still part of the franchise, are generally considered non-canon.

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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 Enterprise, 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 Wagon Train, along with the Horatio Hornblower novels and Gulliver's Travels. These adventures continued in the short-lived Star Trek: The Animated Series and six feature films. Four spin-off television series were eventually produced: Star Trek: The Next Generation, followed the crew of a new starship Enterprise set a century after the original series; Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and Star Trek: Voyager, set contemporaneously with The Next Generation; and Star Trek: Enterprise, set before the original series, in the early days of human interstellar travel. Four additional The Next Generation 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 Star Trek. This film featured a new cast portraying younger versions of the crew from the original Enterprise. A sequel to this film, Star Trek Into Darkness, premiered on May 16, 2013. A thirteenth theatrical feature, the next sequel to Into Darkness, has been confirmed for release in July 2016, to coincide with the franchise's 50th anniversary.

Star Trek 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. Star Trek 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 Star Trek. Its fans, despite the end of Star Trek episodes on TV, have produced several fan productions to fill that void.

Star Trek is noted for its influence on the world outside of science fiction. It has been cited as an inspiration for several technological inventions such as the cell phone. Moreover, the show is noted for its progressive civil rights stances. The original series included one of television's first multiracial casts. Star Trek references can be found throughout popular culture from movies such as the submarine thriller Crimson Tide to the cartoon series South Park.

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List of all Star Trek Movies and Feature Films
    Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979)
    Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982)
    Star Trek III: The Search for Spock (1984)
    Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986)
    Star Trek V: The Voyage Home (1989)
    Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991)
    Star Trek: Generations (1994)
    Star Trek: First Contact (1996)
    Star Trek: Insurrection (1998)
    Star Trek: Nemesis (2002)
    Star Trek (Relaunch - 2009)
    Star Trek Into Darkness (2013)
    Star Trek Beyond (2016)

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