Following on from the highly successful Treasures of Australia locket series, Treasures of the World will showcase a wealth of natural riches found across the globe.
Beginning the series with the European Garnet, these gems are classically red in colour and are believed to symbolise passion, fidelity, loyalty, faith and truth.
Proof Quality 99.99% Pure Gold
The Treasures of the World – Europe 2013 1oz Locket Coin is struck from 1oz of 99.99% pure gold in proof quality.
Innovative Locket Coin Featuring Loose Garnets
This stunning coin features loose garnets encased in a transparent locket.
Unique Reverse Design
The locket is surrounded by a reverse design displaying a European Alpine landscape, featuring a chalet and Milk Vetch leaves. The coin’s reverse also incorporates The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark and the inscriptions TREASURES OF THE WORLD and GARNET.
Australian Legal Tender
Issued as Australian legal tender, the coin’s obverse depicts the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the year-date, specifications and the monetary denomination.
Beautiful Packaging and Numbered Certificate
The coin is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity and is housed in a prestigious display case with a timber lid and illustrated shipper.
Extremely Limited Mintage
The Perth Mint will release no more than 750 of these Treasures of the World – Europe 1oz Gold Proof Locket Coins containing loose garnets.
Treasures of the World is a beautiful collector series of locket coins celebrating an abundance of natural riches found in various continents throughout the globe. To showcase a selection of the Earth’s most cherished gemstones, five individual 1oz coins in both gold and silver will feature in the series which is scheduled for release across five years from 2013.
Forthcoming 2014 Release: Australia