2017 Tuvalu $2 Star Trek: The Next Generation - Lieutenant Commander Worf 2oz Silver Antiqued Coin (No Tax)
Featuring the first Klingon to join Starfleet, Lieutenant
Commander Worf, who was introduced in the first episode of The Next Generation,
this coin is a true collector’s piece and is released to commemorate the 30th
anniversary of this popular series.
The coin is struck by The Perth Mint from 2oz of 99.99% pure
The coin’s reverse features the Star Trek: The Next
Generation 30th Anniversary logo and Lieutenant Commander Worf alongside the
Klingon insignia. The design includes the well-known Klingon motto ‘It is a
good day to die’™, written in the Klingon language, and The Perth Mint’s
traditional ‘P’ mintmark.
To capture the depth and detail of the design, the coin is
struck in high relief to a rimless format, and has been individually ‘antiqued’
to give it a unique finish conveying the surface abrasions of an ancient
artefact. As a result of this treatment, the appearance of each coin may vary.
Issued as legal tender under the authority of the Government
of Tuvalu, the coin's obverse depicts the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her
Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the 2017 year-date and the monetary denomination.
The Perth Mint will release no more than 1,701 the number of
the start-up USS Enterprise of the Star Trek: The Next Generation Lieutenant
Commander Worf 2017 2oz Silver Antiqued Coin.
The coin is housed in a Star Trek inspired case transporter
machine which lights up red when the lid is opened. This special packaging is presented within a
custom designed display box and Star Trek themed shipper. Each coin is
accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.