2019 $1 Welcome Stranger 1oz Silver Bullion Coin in Capsule
- Mintage 30,000
- Marks 150 years since the discovery of the Welcome Stranger gold nugget
- Australian Legal Tender
- Protective Capsule Cover
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2019 $1 Welcome Stranger 1oz Silver Bullion Coin in Capsule.
The Perth Mint and Australia Post have just released this Welcome Stranger 1oz Silver Bullion Coin in capsule , marking 150 years since the discovery of the Welcome Stranger gold nugget.
The world-famous Welcome Stranger nugget is the largest-known alluvial gold nugget ever found, estimated to weigh a total of 72 kilos and containing almost 2,300oz of gold. After its discovery in 1869 it sold for about 10,000 British pounds, which is the equivalent to AUD $3-4 million today.
The nugget was discovered near the Victorian goldfields town of Moliagul by John Deason on 5 February 1869.
Issued as Australian legal tender, the 1oz Silver bullion coin is presented in an acrylic capsule.
The coin's reverse features a representation of the Welcome Stranger nugget with the inscription 'WELCOME STRANGER 1869' and 'AUSTRALIAN NUGGET'. The Perth Mint's 'P' Mintmark., the 2019 year-date and the coins weight and fineness are also included in the reverse design.
Denomination : $1
Quality : Bullion
Metal : 99.9% Pure Silver
Weight : 31.107 gms
Diameter : 40.60 mm
Mintage : 30,000
Certificate of Authenticity : The Perth Mint
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