Sunday, June 26, 2011

TREASURES OF AUSTRALIA DIAMONDS 1OZ GOLD PROOF LOCKET COIN





TREASURES OF AUSTRALIA DIAMONDS 1OZ GOLD PROOF LOCKET COIN
  • Proof Quality 99.99% Pure Gold
  • Striking Reverse Design
  • Contains 1-Carat of Diamonds
  • Australian Legal Tender
  • Presentation Packaging
  • Limited Mintage
  • Numbered Certificate of Authenticity

Proof Quality 99.99% Pure Gold

This 2009-dated coin is struck from 1oz of 99.99% pure gold in proof quality.

Striking Reverse Design

The coin’s reverse design portrays an abstract interpretation of Australia’s stark and beautiful landscape.

Contains 1-Carat of Diamonds

The design surrounds a transparent half-circle locket containing approximately 1-carat of Australian natural rough diamonds. The most desirable of all gemstones, diamonds are a traditional symbol of love, and the modern birthstone of people born in April.

Australian Legal Tender

Issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965, the coin bears the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on its obverse.

Presentation Packaging

The coin is housed in a presentation case with a jarrah timber lid featuring a circular viewing window. The case comes in a beautifully illustrated box shipper.

Limited Mintage

The Perth Mint will release no more than 1,000 of these gold proof locket coins.

Numbered Certificate of Authenticity

Each coin is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.

Collect the Complete Series

Scheduled for release between 2007 and 2011, Treasures of Australia celebrates five glittering prizes found in Australia: Sapphires, Opals, Diamonds, Gold, and Pearls.

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