Why order this 2019-P $100 Australia 1 oz Gold Nugget Welcome Stranger?
On February 5, 1869, John Deason & Richard Oates unearthed the largest alluvial gold nugget ever discovered. They found it in Victoria, Australia. So large was the nugget that it had to be broken into pieces for the bank to be able to weigh it! All told, the nugget weight 66 kg. The Perth Mint is celebrating the 150th anniversary of the find with this gold coin, and now you have the opportunity to share in that history. The mint struck the coin from 1 oz of .9999 fine gold and included its "P" mint mark on the reverse. This coin is part of a mintage of just 7,500 pieces.
Magnificent Welcome Stranger Design
Queen Elizabeth II features in right-side profile on Jody Clark's obverse. She wears her Royal Diamond Diadem, as well as earrings and a necklace. A rim frame around the image bears three inscriptions, her name, "ELIZABETH II," "AUSTRALIA," and "100 DOLLARS."
The famous nugget, which became known as "Welcome Stranger," features on the reverse against a backdrop of radial lines. "WELCOME STRANGER 1869" is inscribed just below the nugget. "AUSTRALIAN NUGGET" arches over the image on the rim frame, while "2019" and "1 OZ 9999 GOLD" are included on the bottom part of the frame.
Virtually Flawless MS69 FR with Opera House Label
This coin earned Numismatic Guaranty Corporation's (NGC's) second highest grade, Mint State 69, which is given only to coins that appear perfect to the naked eye. It also received First Releases certification, which means that NGC received it within 30 days of its initial release from the mint. This information comes on a label that features an image of the iconic Sydney Opera House, the issuing country's most famous landmark.
Don't miss your chance to own this $100 Australia 2019-P 1 oz Gold Nugget Welcome Stranger.
|Year of Issue:||2019|
|Release Type:||First Releases|
|Label/Signature:||Opera House Label|
|Display Weight:||1 oz|
|Weight in Grams:||31.1035 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||1 oz|
|Legal Tender:||Australian Legal Tender|
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