Friday, October 28, 2011

Pocket Change: 1 Ton, 1 Million Dollar Gold Coin Released By Perth Mint


The Perth Mint has unveiled the biggest and most valuable new coin in the world! Weighing a massive one tonne of 99.99% pure gold, this monumental coin embodies the pinnacle of ingenuity and innovation!

The colossal coin measures nearly 80cms wide and more than 12cms deep. As the showpiece of the Australian Kangaroo Gold Bullion Coin Program, its classic design by Dr Stuart Devlin AO CMG, goldsmith and jeweller to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, has featured on each annual 1 kilo release in the series for more than 20 years.

The one tonne masterpiece features a bounding red kangaroo surrounded by stylised rays of sunlight and bordered by the inscription AUSTRALIAN KANGAROO 1 TONNE 9999 GOLD and the year-date 2012.

Issued as Australian legal tender, the obverse of the coin features the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, accompanied by the inscriptions ELIZABETH II, AUSTRALIA and the monetary denomination of 1 MILLION DOLLARS!





The popular Australian Kangaroo Gold Bullion Coin Program offers a stunning choice of gold bullion coins in a range of sizes, with various mintage limits and annual design changes.

For more details check out 1tonnegoldcoin.com or youtube.com/user/perthmintbullion
                                    

Source: Perth Mint

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