The Australian Gold Nugget is one of the world’s purest minted gold bullion coins. The coins act as legal tender in Australia and are available in a wide variety of denominations, ranging from 1/20th of an ounce to a full kilogram of pure gold. With such a broad spectrum of sizes available, these gold coins have become a favorite of not only rare coin collectors but survivalists as well, who value the more easily tradable smaller sizes.
The Gold Nugget began production in 1986 and is minted by the Gold Corporation, which is owned by the Western Australia government. The first several versions of the Gold Nugget’s design depicted gold nuggets on the reverse, with the design being altered in 1990 to feature one of the sixty different species of the Australian kangaroo. Every one of the Gold Nugget reverses since 1990 has featured a different version of the indigenous […]