Star Trek fans 'Spock' Canadian $5 bill to honor late Leonard Nimoy

March 4, 2015 1:31 AM

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Star Trek fans 'Spock' Canadian $5 bill to honor late Leonard Nimoy

The passing of Star Trek icon Leonard Nimoy has inspired numerous 'trekkies' to scribble Spock's pointy ears, flat hairline and Starfleet insignia onto former Canadian Prime Minister Sir Wilfrid Laurier's likeness on the Canadian $5 bill.

The Bank of Canada said it is not illegal to deface the notes in such a way, but spokeswoman Josianne Menard told the Canadian Press that she urges Star Trek fans to stop.

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