Proof Quality 99.99% Pure Gold
This 2010-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.
Transparent Locket Containing Gold Granules
The design surrounds a transparent half-circle locket containing six granules of gold weighing a minimum of 1.00g.
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.
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.
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.
The home of prolific gold discoveries in the second half of the nineteenth century, Australia remains one of the largest producers of the world’s favourite precious metal. Recognising the importance of gold in Australian history, the fourth release from our Treasures of Australia locket coin series encapsulates beads of gold.