Captain Kirk strikes a coin as part of #StarTrek50 celebration

William Shatner, the actor who played Captain Kirk on the original Star Trek, strikes a coin for the Royal Canadian Mint
By , Coin World
Published : 05/13/16
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The Royal Canadian Mint shared on its Twitter page some cool things happening around the #StarTrek50 anniversary. 

William Shatner, the well-known Canadian actor who played Captain Kirk in the original Star Trek television series, was on hand at the RCM on Thursday, May 12, to strike his own collector's edition silver coin. 

Shatner, who's no stranger to numismatics, can be seen in the tweet below completing the striking process, and having a great time doing so. 

This is not the first time Star Trek and the numismatic hobby have crossed paths:

Here's a look at the Captain at the RCM. 

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