Star Trek’s Captain Janeway and Voyager Featured on Coins

by Darrin Lee Unser on September 1, 2015 · 0 comments

The Perth Mint of Australia on Monday released two silver coins depicting Captain Kathryn Janeway and the U.S.S. Voyager, the commander and starship from the science fiction television series Star Trek: Voyager.

2015 Star Trek Voyager Silver Coins

2015 Star Trek Voyager Silver Coins depicting Captain Janeway and U.S.S. Voyager NCC-74656

Sold individually or as part of a two-coin set in special transporter-themed packaging, these officially licensed coins are in collector proof quality and in one ounce of 99.9% pure silver.

Previous program coins commemorate:

  • Star Trek: The Original Series with a Captain James Kirk coin, a Spock coin and a U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701 coin.
  • Star Trek: The Next Generation with a Captain Jean-Luc Picard coin and a U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701D coin.
  • Star Trek: Deep Space Nine with a Captain Benjamin Sisko coin and a Deep Space Nine coin.

Coin Designs and Specifications

2015 Captain Kathryn Janeway silver coins offer a reverse design depicting actor Kate Mulgrew in her role as the commander. She appears in front of the Star Trek emblem with a likeness of the U.S.S. Voyager to the side. Inscriptions include CAPTAIN KATHRYN JANEWAY, 1 OZ 999 SILVER, TM & © 2015 CBS ARR and the Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark.

2015 Captain Kathryn Janeway Silver Coin

2015 Captain Kathryn Janeway Silver Coin

The reverse of the U.S.S. Voyager silver coin features the ship itself flying away from a Borg cube in space. Reverse inscriptions are STAR TREK, VOYAGER, U.S.S. VOYAGER NCC-74656, 1 OZ 999 SILVER, TM & © 2015 CBS ARR and the Perth Mint mintmark.

2015 USS Voyager Silver Coin

2015 USS Voyager Silver Coin

Both coins are struck as legal tender of the island nation of Tuvalu and include the Ian Rank-Broadley portrait of Queen Elizabeth II on their obverse or heads side. Inscribed around her likeness are QUEEN ELIZABETH II, 1 DOLLAR, TUVALU and 2015.

Coin Specifications

Silver Content (Troy oz) 1
Face Value (Tuvalu) $1
Quality Proof
Fineness (% purity) 99.9
Minimum Gross Weight (g) 31.135
Maximum Diameter (mm) 40.60
Maximum Thickness (mm) 4.00
Obverse Designer Ian Rank-Broadley
Reverse Designer Jennifer McKenna

 

Ordering

Individual Captain Janeway and Voyager coins may be ordered for AUS $104.55, or about US $75. The two-coin set is AUS $209.09, or about US $150. Place orders on the Perth Mint’s website at www.perthmint.com.au. An affiliate link to the Mint’s Star Trek coins is right here.

Transporter-themed packaging 2015 Star Trek Voyager Silver Coins

Transporter-themed packaging of the two-coin set

For the two-coin set, the Perth Mint includes a unique display case that is designed to look like a Star Trek transporter. The three previous sets sold out. Inside this newest one, the Captain Janeway coin is in the center and light shines down on it when the doors are opened. The Voyager coin is on top.

TM & © 2015 CBS Studios Inc. STAR TREK and related marks and logos are trademarks of CBS Studios. All Rights Reserved.

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