Treasures Of Australia Series

Treasures of Australia is a beautiful series of locket coins celebrating Australias abundance of natural riches, released by the Perth Mint in 2007 this series of five silver proof1oz coins contain inside a half circle locket different treasures from the Australian continent. The Treasures of Australia celebrates five glittering prizes Sapphires, Opals, Diamonds, Gold, and Pearls. Each coin is housed in a presentation case, the case comes in a beautifully illustrated box shipper and is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity, no more than 7,500 of each silver proof coins will be minted.


Treasure Case

Treasures of Australia Series 2007-2011



Sapphires

Treasures of Australia Sapphires

The Perth Mints Treasures of Australia Sapphires released in 2007 and contains approximately 1 carat of sapphires. It is the first in the series no more than 7,500 of these coins have been minted.


Opals

Treasures of Australia Opals

The Perth Mints Treasures of Australia Opals released in 2008 and contains approximately 1 carat of white opals. It is the second in the series no more than 7,500 of these coins have been minted.



Diamonds

Treasures of Australia Diamonds

The Perth Mints Treasures of Australia Diamonds released in 2009 and contains approximately 1 carat of natural diamonds. It is the third in the series no more than 7,500 of these coins have been minted.



gold

Treasures of Australia Gold

The Perth Mints Treasures of Australia Gold released in 2010 and contains approximately 0.50g of gold. It is the fouth in the series no more than 7,500 of these coins have been minted.




Pearls

Treasures of Australia Pearls

The Perth Mints Treasures of Australia Pearls released in 2011, the design incorporates a transparent half circle locket containing a natural Australian keshi pearl framed in mother of pearl. It is the fifth in the series no more than 7,500 of these coins have been minted.

 

All images courtesy of the Perth Mint

 

 

Series Specifications 2007-2011

Mint: Perth Mint
Weight: 31.135 grams
Diameter: 40.60 mm
Composition: .999 silver
Issued Date: 2007-2011

 

Further Coin Information

More information on this release can be found at the Perth Mint.