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New Spock coin commemorates Star Trek’s famous Mirror, Mirror episode

May 4, 2017 in Australian Coins, Blogs, Coins, Collecting, New Releases, News, Numismatica, Numismatics, Offers, Opinion, Precious Metals, Proof Coins, Silver, Silver Coins, World Coins

By: Blog Team Perth Mint Blog

Mirror, Mirror was one of the most memorable and influential episodes from Star Trek: The Original Series.

Its fascination lay in the provocative concept of parallel universes. After all, many of us have wondered at one time or another whether humans can co-exist in parallel worlds. Half a century after Mirror, Mirror aired for the first time in 1967, Australian scientists proposed that parallel universes really exist, and that they interact!

The iconic episode opened with Kirk, McCoy, Uhura and Scott failing to secure a supply of dilithium crystals, essential for warp drive engines, from a humanoid race… Full article at the source>

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August 2015 New Product Bulletin – out today

August 3, 2015 in Australian Coins, Blogs, Coins, Coins for sale, Collecting, Collector Sets, Commemorative, Gold, Gold Coins, History, New Releases, News, Numismatica, Numismatics, Offers, Precious Metals, Proof Coins, Silver, Silver Coins, World Coins

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The death of actor Leonard Nimoy earlier this year prompted calls for a commemorative coin celebrating Spock, his iconic character in Star Trek. This month, we’re delighted to be able to unveil a fantastic addition to our official Star Trek coin program dedicated to the unflappable Vulcan-human beloved by generations of Star Trek fans.

August also marks the release of 75th anniversary coins celebrating influential martial artist Bruce Lee. Raised in Hong Kong, Lee was credited with unprecedented influence on Hollywood’s treatment of martial arts films on his way to becoming a pop culture icon of the 20th century.

See inside this… Full article at the source>

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Spock coin salutes Star Trek icon

August 3, 2015 in Australian Coins, Blogs, Coins, Coins for sale, Collecting, Collector Sets, Commemorative, History, News, Numismatica, Numismatics, Offers, Perth Mint, Proof Coins, Silver, Silver Coins, World Coins

By: Blog Team Perth Mint Blog

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“Live long and prosper”. It’s probably the most frequently quoted phrase attributed to Spock, the human-Vulcan who caught the imagination of pioneer Trek fans on 8 September 1966 in The Man Trap, the first episode of Star Trek: The Original Series. Forty-seven years later, Spock made his final appearance in the 2013 Star Trek movie, Into the Darkness, time finally catching up on 83 year-old actor Leonard Nimoy who died on 27 February 2015.

Visually unforgettable with his pointy-ears and severe fringe, Spock was imperturbable, logical and often looked up to as the wisest member of the USS Enterprise‘s crew… Full article at the source>

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