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.
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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|Producer||Royal Canadian Mint|
|Designer (Obverse)||Susanna Blunt|
|Product Series||Star Trek|
|Certificate of Authenticity||No|
|Metal Content||.5 Troy Ounce|
|Shipping||Orders over $199 Ship Free|