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2016 $10 Proof Canadian Star Trek Uhura 1/2 oz Silver Coin

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Played by Nichelle Nichols, Uhura was one of the most culturally relevant characters on television when the original Star Trek series was on the air. As an integral part of the Enterprise crew, Uhura was a cultural icon who served as the inspiration for countless who followed in her footsteps. The 2016 Proof Canadian $10 Star Trek Uhura 1/2 oz Silver Coin features a fully colorized image of Nichols in her pivotal role as Lieutenant Uhura. Each of the coins is shipped protected in Star Trek themed packaging. With a pure silver content of .9999, these coins are a great investment for those looking for fun additions to their collection. They are also a great choice for the Trekkie looking for all things related to Star Trek.


  • Delivered in a protective plastic capsule, with Star Trek-themed box!
  • 3rd design release in the collection!
  • Mintage maximums set at 12,500 coins for worldwide distribution!
  • Contains Troy oz of .9999 pure silver.
  • Face value of $10 (CAD), legal tender backed by the Canadian government.
  • Obverse features a portrait of Queen Elizabeth II.
  • Reverse features a colorized image of Lieutenant Uhura.

Uhura was an important member of the multicultural Enterprise crew. Combined with the actor George Takei, who is of Japanese heritage, these two actors represented groundbreaking strides in television history and in the way that minorities were depicted on television. Lieutenant Uhura was the first character to star on a television show where she was not depicted in a menial role.


The obverse design of the 2016 Proof Canadian $10 Star Trek Uhura 1/2 oz Silver Coin features the right-profile image of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Designed by Canadian artist Susanna Blunt in 2003, this image has been used on the obverse of all Canadian coinage.


The reverse design of the 2016 Proof Canadian $10 Star Trek Uhura 1/2 oz Silver Coin features a colorized image of the Lieutenant, in her signature bright red uniform. With her communications device in hand, Uhura seems poised to set out on her next adventure.

These Star Trek crew member coins, produced by the Royal Canadian Mint, are highly prized by Trekkies who love to collect valuable memorabilia featuring their favorite Star Trek characters.

The coins are delivered secured in a beautiful Star Trek themed collectors box that features Uhura herself and her communications device. This is a great addition to any collection of Star Trek memorabilia.


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Product Details

Year 2016
Mint Mark None
Metals Purity .9999
Producer Royal Canadian Mint
Diameter 34 mm
Condition Proof
Denomination $10 CAD
Country Canada
Designer (Obverse) Susanna Blunt
Edge Style Reeded
Product Series Star Trek
Certificate of Authenticity No
Mintage 12,500
Packaging Presentation Packaging
Packaging Dimensions 3.549x3.8x1.29
Metal Content .5 Troy Ounce
Shipping Orders over $199 Ship Free
Provident ID 2573094