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.
Treasured since ancient times, gold is a precious metal symbolic of wealth, perfection, wisdom and virtue.
Each coin is struck by The Perth Mint from 1oz of 99.9% pure silver in proof quality.
This stunning Australian coin features 0.2g of loose gold granules encased in a transparent circular locket.
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.
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.
No more than 7,500 of the Treasures of the World – Australia 2014 1oz Silver Proof Locket Coin with Gold will be released by The Perth Mint.
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.