Why purchase this 2022 Chibi Star Trek shaped colorized 1 oz. silver 2-coin proof set celebrating Dr. Leonard McCoy and Montgomery Scott?
The third and fourth releases of the New Zealand Mint’s Star Trek™ Chibi® coin series are a tribute to Dr. Leonard “Bones” McCoytrade; and Montgomery “Scotty” Scott™, the Chief Medical Officer and the Chief Engineer of the original USS Enterprise (NCC-1701). Chibi is a popular style of Japanese art, used to portray real and fictional personalities in a whimsical fashion, with disproportionate heads and bodies, and exaggerated facial features.
- This 2022 Chibi Star Trek series set includes two coins, one honoring Leonard McCoy, and one dedicated to Montgomery Scott.
- Each coin is struck from 1 Troy oz. of .999 fine silver.
- The coins measure approximately 36.0 x 23.5 mm, each distinctively shaped as an endearing Star Trek persona.
- Each coin features a stunning proof finish accented with gorgeous color.
- CBS Studios Inc. officially sanctioned the production of each coin.
- Each coin will arrive in an illustrated Star Trek themed original Mint package.
- Mintage of each coin in the set is limited to only 2,000 pieces.
Bones and Scotty as Delightful Chibi Characters
Obverse: The obverse features a classic rendition of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II in a right facing pose. The effigy is accompanied by the inscriptions “ELIZABETH II NIUE” “2022 2 DOLLARS” and “1 OZ 999 FINE SILVER,” with the Trademark of CBS Studios Inc. below. This portrait of the monarch was designed by renowned British sculptor Ian Rank-Broadley in 1998.
Leonard McCoy Coin Reverse: Dr. McCoy is depicted with bright blue eyes, as a charming Chibi character on the reverse. His is dressed in traditional black Starfleet pants and boots, with his science officer’s blue shirt adorned with a gold-colored delta shield insignia bearing the emblem of the science division of Starfleet. Montgomery Scott Coin Reverse: Chief Engineer Scotty is illustrated as a cute Chibi character on the reverse, wearing the same style of Starfleet uniform. He is clothed in a red shirt, with the symbol representing the operations specialty on his Starfleet delta shield badge.
Spectacularly Minted Silver Proof Set
This set of 2022 Niue Star Trek Chibi series colorized silver proof coins is available from ModernCoinMart in ungraded condition. Expect the 1 oz. silver coins shaped as Leonard McCoy and Montgomery Scott to be magnificently minted, each possessing a remarkably sharp strike, expertly finished surfaces and exceptional eye appeal. The coins are sealed in custom-fitted square capsules, each housed in an individual window-style display box decorated with scenes from the original Star Trek series, along with a uniquely numbered, incorporated Certificate of Authenticity.