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Nugget/Kangaroo 1oz Gold Coin 1988


2,000.00 €

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Perth Mint
Perth Mint

Founded in 1899 in Perth, Australia. The Perth Mint holds the world record to mint the biggest gold coin with 1012 kg. Globally loved by investors for their high quality and wide range of investment and collectors coins.

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The 1988 1oz Gold Nugget, published by the Australia's official bullion mint. Gold Nuggets/Kangaroos have been produced by Perth Mint since 1986, and are one of the highest quality coins at a .9999 purity. Coins published between 1986-1989 have been struck with iconic nuggets that were found in Australia, from 1989 they changed the design to that of the well known animal of Australia, the Kangaroo.

This coin depicts the nugget found in 1869, ‘Welcome Stranger’. It’s the biggest alluvial nugget found, with a refined weight of 97.14kg/ 2,315.5 troy ounces.


Each coin made from 1986-1989, depending on the denomination, features a different famous nugget. The name of the nugget is written on the reverse of the coin, under the image.

The 1988 1oz coin features the image of the gold nugget, “Welcome Stranger” found on the 5th February 1869. The name is inscribed under the design.

The obverse of the coin features a right facing effigy of Queen Elizabeth II, which was designed by sculptor Raphael Maklouf.

Size       Fineweight     Diameter Thickness     Nominal Value

1oz            31.10g     32.10mm 2.65mm           100 AUD


Manufacturer: Perth Mint
Country of origin: Australia
Year: 1988
Weigh: 31.10 grams
Karat: 24 K
Fineness: 999.9 / 1000
Alloy: Gold Alloy
Scratch resistance: Poor

More information about the Australian Nugget/Kangaroo series click to the Australian Kangaroo Gold Coin Series Category

Metal Gold
Form Gold Coin
Country of Origin Australia
Manufacturer Perth Mint
Series Perth Mint
Purity 999.9/1000
Fineweight 31.10 gram
Gross Weight 31.10 gram
Denomination (oz) 1 oz
Year of issue 1988
Grade Brilliant
Condition Circulated
Face value 100 AUD
Thickness 2.65 mm
Diameter 32.10 mm
Packaging Single in Capsule
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