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2019-P Australia 1 oz Silver Welcome Stranger Nugget $1 Coin NGC MS70 First Release Opera House Label

2019-P Australia 1 oz Silver Welcome Stranger Nugget $1 Coin NGC MS70 FR Opera House Label
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Why purchase this 1 oz Silver 2019-P $1 Australia Welcome Stranger Nugget?

On Feb. 5, 1869, John Deason and Richard Oates made history when they discovered the largest known alluvial gold nugget in history. They made their discovery in Victoria, Australia. The nugget, which became known as "Welcome Stranger," was so large that it had to be broken by an anvil to fit on bank scales. All told, it weighed in at a massive 66 kg. Now, the Perth Mint is marking the 150th anniversary of the discovery with this coin. This piece was struck from 1 oz of .9999 fine silver and is part of a mintage of just 30,000 pieces. It bears a "P" mint mark on the reverse. The coin is a 'must have' for any collectors interested in the exploration and discovery part of the precious metals world.

Stunning Welcome Stranger Design

The obverse features a portrait of Queen Elizabeth II by British Royal Mint designer Jody Clark. The monarch is shown wearing earrings, a necklace, and her Royal Diamond Diadem. Her name, "ELIZABETH II," joins "AUSTRALIA" and "1 DOLLAR" on the rim.

The reverse features an image of Welcome Stranger. Radial lines serve as the background, making the coin difficult to counterfeit. Below the nugget is the inscription "WELCOME STRANGER 1869." The rim frame includes three sets of inscriptions, "AUSTRALIAN NUGGET," "2019," AND "1 OZ 9999 SILVER."

Impeccable MS70 FR with Opera House Label

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) has provided this coin's grading information on a label that features an image of its issuing country's most famous landmark, the Sydney Opera House. That information includes NGC's highest grade, Mint State 70, which is given only to coins that are flawless as seen under 5x magnification, and First Releases certification, a designation that indicates that a coin was submitted for grading not more than 30 days after its initial mint release.

Add this $1 Australia 2019-P 1 oz Silver Welcome Stranger Nugget to your collection today.


Year of Issue:2019
Mint:Perth Mint
Mint Mark:P
Grading Service:NGC
Grade:MS70
Release Type:First Releases
Finish:Mint State
Label/Signature:Opera House Label
Composition:Silver
Purity:0.9999
Display Weight:1 oz
Weight in Grams:31.1035 g
Weight in Ounces:1 oz
Diameter:40.6 mm
Country:Australia
Legal Tender:Australian Legal Tender
Currency:Dollar
Denomination:1
Mintage:30,000
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