One of the most impressive commemorative silver coins for sale with a 2019 date mark is the Silver Australian Nugget. The coin features a reverse design accurately reflecting the shape of the Welcome Stranger Gold Nugget, the largest alluvial gold nugget ever discovered in the world. Now, 2019 1 oz Silver Australian Nugget Coins are available to purchase online at Silver.com with a gilded finish in a special release.
- Coins ship to you inside of Perth Mint black clamshells with a themed shipper and an included Certificate of Authenticity!
- Gilded version of the bullion Silver Australian Nugget coins in 2019!
- Mintage limited to 5,000 coins only!
- Consists of One Troy ounce of .9999 fine silver.
- Issued a face value of $1 (AUD) by Australia.
- Queen Elizabeth II’s sixth-generation effigy on the obverse.
- The Welcome Stranger Gold Nugget with gilded finish on the reverse.
- Design on the reverse by Stuart Devlin.
On February 5, 1869, John Deason noticed something in the dirt near the roots of a tree in the goldfields of Victoria, Australia, near the town of Moliagul. Deason picked at the item just 3 cm below the surface and couldn’t believe his eyes. It was a gold nugget. He would not dig it up until later that night when darkness covered his work.
What emerged from the ground on that day is the largest-known alluvial gold nugget ever discovered in the world. It weighed an estimated 72 kilograms and contained nearly 2,300 ounces of gold. The nugget was so large that when Deason took it to a bank for weighing and valuation, it had to be broken over an anvil just to get it down to a size that would fit the scales.
The reverse of 2019 1 oz Silver Australia Nugget Coins features the image of the Welcome Stranger Gold Nugget. It has been 150 years since the discovery of this nugget, and the Perth Mint has previously issued 2019 dated gold bullion and silver bullion versions of this coin. This design from Stuart Devlin includes a thin layer of 24-karat gold on the reverse.
A gilded application is found only on the gold nugget design on this coin. The 24-karat gold delivers startling visual separation between the coin’s silver content and surface areas and the image of the gold nugget itself. Though there is not enough gold to alter the precious metal value of this specimen, it remains a truly beautiful product for its visual brilliance.
On the obverse of 2019 1 oz Silver Australia Nugget Gilded Coins is the design of Queen Elizabeth II’s sixth-generation portrait. Based on Jody Clark’s fifth-generation design for the Royal Mint of England, this design is the first on an Australian coin to include the Queen’s neckline and shoulders in a coin portrait since 1966.
These 2019 1 oz Silver Australian Nugget Coins are available to you with the iconic Perth Mint black clamshell case and a “Welcome Stranger Gold Nugget” shipper box that includes a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.
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