2015 Tuvalu Star Trek: Deep Space Nine – Captain Benjamin Sisko & Deep Space 9 .999 Silver Proof Two-Coin Set
The third release in the Star Trek series features Captain Benjamin Sisko and the space station Deep Space 9.
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine debuted in 1993 and ran for seven seasons until 1999. Set in the future in the Milky Way Galaxy, it follows the 23rd century adventures of Captain Benjamin Sisko during his seven year assignment as commander of the space station Deep Space 9 in the Bajor sector.
Proof Quality 99.9% Pure Silver
Each coin is struck from 1oz of 99.9% pure silver in proof quality.
Iconic Star Trek Design
The Captain Benjamin Sisko coins reverse portrays a colour image of Avery Brooks as he appeared as the Captain in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, against a representation of the space station Deep Space 9. The design also includes the inscription CAPTAIN BENJAMIN SISKO, The Perth Mints traditional P mintmark, and the coins weight and fineness.
The Deep Space 9 coins reverse portrays a colour image of the space station as it appeared in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. The design also includes the inscription STAR TREK DEEP SPACE NINE, The Perth Mints traditional P mintmark, and the coins weight and fineness.
Tuvalu Legal Tender
Issued as legal tender under the authority of the Government of Tuvalu, the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the monetary denomination, and the 2015 year-date are shown on each coins obverse.
The Perth Mint will release no more than 1,500 of the 2015 Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Captain Benjamin Sisko & Deep Space 9 1oz Silver Proof Two-Coin Set from a maximum mintage of 6,500 of each coin.
Themed Presentation Packaging and Numbered Certificate
The Two-Coin Set is packaged in a case designed to look like a Star Trek Transporter. The Captain Benjamin Sisko coin sits inside and when the door of the Transporter is opened, a light comes on so that the Captain appears to be teleporting. The Deep Space 9 coin sits on top of the case in its own compartment which also lights up.
Each set is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.
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