Royal Canadian Mint to unveil coin celebrating the 50th anniversary of Star Trek™: The Original Series

OTTAWA, May 10, 2016 /CNW/ - The Royal Canadian Mint will participate in the Canada Aviation and Space Museum's Star Fleet Gala to unveil a silver collector coin commemorating the 50th anniversary of Star TrekTM: The Original Series. This coin is part of an extensive series of collectibles launched in celebration of the influential television series which has captivated fans in Canada and around the world since 1966.


Canada Aviation and Space Museum

11 Aviation Parkway

Ottawa, Ontario

K1K 2X5


May 12, 2016

Media access from 7:30-9:00 p.m. only

Main stage program begins at 7:45 p.m. and includes:

  • Science Odyssey Maker Challenge recipients announcements;
  • William Shatner address; and
  • Special coin unveiling by the Royal Canadian Mint at 8:30 p.m.

(Media accreditation required)


About the Royal Canadian Mint

The Royal Canadian Mint is the Crown Corporation responsible for the minting and distribution of Canada's circulation coins. An ISO 9001-2008 certified company; the Mint is recognized as one of the largest and most versatile mints in the world, offering a wide range of specialized, high quality coinage products and related services on an international scale. For more information on the Mint, its products and services, visit


SOURCE Royal Canadian Mint

For further information: Alex Reeves, Senior Manager, Communications, Royal Canadian Mint, Telephone: (613) 949-5777,; Caroline Boutin, Media Relations Officer, Canada Science and Technology Museums Corporation, Telephone: (613) 410-5943,


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