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2015 Treasures Of The World 1oz Silver Locket Coin With Turquoise

These stunning gold and silver coins celebrate turquoise, a gemstone prized and admired by civilizations throughout history.

Its special significance in Egyptian, Persian and Aztec cultures, for example, saw it fashioned into a remarkable array of striking jewellery, decorative mosaics and beautiful ceremonial objects.

$118.50

Code: 891
 
 
 

Significant deposits of turquoise have also been found in the American Southwest States of Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada, California, Colorado and Utah. Mined for millennia, the gemstone was shaped and polished as adornments by the region’s Native American inhabitants. Today, it remains a significant material in their contemporary jewellery.

Struck from 1oz of 99.9% pure silver in proof quality, the coin is issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965.

The Perth Mint will release no more than 7,500 of the Treasures of the World – North America 2015 1oz Silver Proof Locket Coin.

The coin incorporates a transparent circular locket containing turquoise. The locket is surrounded with a reverse design representing a Southwestern desert landscape, including a cactus, tumbleweed and vertical rock face. The reverse also incorporates The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark and the inscription TURQUOISE.

The obverse depicts the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the monetary denomination, and the 2015 year-date.

Each coin is packaged in a prestigious display case with a timber lid, and beautifully illustrated shipper, and is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.


Product Code: 15W93AAA

Metal Content (Troy oz) 1

Monetary Denomination (AUD) 1

Fineness (% purity) 99.9

Minimum Gross Weight (g) 31.135

Maximum Diameter (mm) 40.60

Maximum Thickness (mm) 4.50

Maximum Mintage: 7,500

 
 
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