2021 Golden Eagle Nugget 1oz .9999 Gold Bullion Coin
This coin commemorates 90 years since the discovery of the Golden Eagle natural gold nugget. Named for its remarkable resemblance to a bird of prey in flight, Golden Eagle was discovered by prospector James Larcombe’s 17-year-old son at the height of the Great Depression in January 1931 near Widgiemooltha, a small town 630 kilometres east of Perth. Weighing 1,136 oz (35.3 kg), the sensational discovery remains the biggest nugget known to have been unearthed in Western Australia.
Meticulously struck from 99.99% pure gold, the coins are issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965.
The Perth Mint will produce no more than 7,500 of these coins.
The reverse of the coin portrays the famous Golden Eagle Nugget on a background of radial lines. It features the inscriptions “AUSTRALIAN NUGGET” and “GOLDEN EAGLE 1931”, as well as the weight, fineness and 2021 year date.
The obverse of each coin depicts the Jody Clark effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the monetary denomination.
Each 2021 Golden Eaggle Nugget 1oz gold bullion coin is housed in a protective acrylic capsule.
|Gold Content||(Troy oz)||1.000|
|Minimum Gross Weight||(g)||31.107|
ABOUT THE PERTH MINT
Established on 20 June 1899, two years before Australia’s Federation in 1901, The Perth Mint was the last of three Australian colonial branches of the United Kingdom ‘s Royal Mint (after the now-defunct Sydney Mint and Melbourne Mint) intended to refine gold from the gold rushes and to mint gold sovereigns and half-sovereigns for the British Empire. Swan Bullion Company is proud to be an authorised distributor for The Perth Mint’s bullion and numismatic products. We carry a large selection of both bullion and numismatic coins from The Perth Mint. View our entire range of The Perth Mint products.