Treasures of Australia Diamonds 1oz Silver Proof Locket Coin

Item Information

Dimensions (mm) 40.6 x 40.6 x 4mm
Weight (carats) 1 carats

The third silver release from our Treasures of Australia locket coin series encapsulates natural rough diamonds mined in the East Kimberley region of Western Australia. Sought-after in their own right, rough diamonds are skilfully cut and polished to produce the clarity and sparkle associated with the world’s most celebrated gemstones.

 

Proof Quality 99.9% Pure Silver

 

This 2009-dated coin is struck from 1oz of 99.9% pure silver in proof quality.

 

Striking Reverse Design

 

The coin’s reverse design portrays an abstract interpretation of Australia’s stark and beautiful landscape.

 

Contains 1-Carat of Diamonds

 

The design surrounds a transparent half-circle locket containing approximately 1-carat of Australian natural rough diamonds.  The most desirable of all gemstones, diamonds are a traditional symbol of love, and the modern birthstone of people born in April.

 

Australian Legal Tender

 

Issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965, the coin bears the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on its obverse.

 

Presentation Packaging

 

The coin is housed in a presentation case with a jarrah timber lid.  The case comes in a beautifully illustrated box shipper.

 

Limited Mintage

 

The Perth Mint will release no more than 7,500 of these silver proof locket coins.

 

Numbered Certificate of Authenticity

 

Each coin is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.

 

Collect the Complete Series

 

Scheduled for release between 2007 and 2011, Treasures of Australia celebrates five glittering prizes found in Australia:  Sapphires, Opals, Diamonds, Gold, and Pearls.

 

Technical Specifications

 
  
  
 
 
  
  
 
 
  
  
 
 
  
  
 
 
  
  
 
 
  
  
 

Silver Content (Troy oz)1
Monetary Denomination (AUD)1
Fineness (% purity) 99.9
Minimum Gross Weight (g)31.135
Maximum Diameter (mm)40.60
Maximum Thickness (mm)4.00
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