Showcasing Earth’s abundance of natural riches, the second release in the annual Treasures of the World coin series, celebrates Australia and the allure of gold.
Gold is a precious metal treasured since ancient times. It was the first metal used by man, with simple ornaments among the earliest known metal objects.
Proof Quality 99.99% Pure Gold
Each coin is struck by The Perth Mint from 1oz of 99.99% pure gold in proof quality.
Innovative Locket Coin Featuring Loose Gold
This stunning Australian coin features 0.2g of loose gold granules encased in a transparent circular locket.
Unique Reverse Design
The locket in each coin is surrounded by a reverse design of Australian outback scene, featuring a kangaroo, grass, trees, and spinifex plants. The design incorporates The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark and the inscription TREASURES OF THE WORLD and GOLD.
Australian Legal Tender
Issued as Australian legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965, the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the 2014 year-date and the monetary denomination, are shown on the coin’s obverse.
Extremely Limited Mintage
No more than 750 of the Treasures of the World – Australia 2014 1oz Gold Proof Locket Coin with Gold will be released by The Perth Mint.
Beautiful Packaging and Numbered Certificate
Each coin is packaged in a prestigious display case with a timber lid, and beautifully illustrated shipper, and is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.
Treasures of the World is a beautiful collector series of locket coins celebrating an abundance of natural riches found across the globe. The second release in this popular series features Australia and its abundance of gold.
One of the most valued elements, gold symbolises perfection in all matters. This precious metal is thought to represent vitality, radiance, wisdom, virtue and clarity.
Previous release: Europe (Garnet)
Forthcoming release: North America (Turquoise)