2009 Treasures of Australia - Diamonds 1oz Silver Proof Coin
The reverse design portrays an abstract interpretation of Australia’s stark and beautiful landscape one of the world's richest sources of gems and precious metals. The lower half of the coin incorporates a transparent 'locket' containing 1 carat of natural rough diamonds mined in the East Kimberely region of Western Australia.
Formed under intense pressure and heat deep within the earth diamonds are found near the surface in volcamic 'pipes'. Considered to be the most desirable of all gemstones diamonds are a traditional symbol of love and is the modern birthstone of people born in April.
The coin is the third in a five-year Treasures of Australia series celebrating the continent's abundance of natural riches by featuring five glittering prizes found in Australia - Sapphires Opals Diamonds Gold and Pearls.
The coin is housed in a presentation case with a jarrah timber swivel lid protected by a colourful cardboard shipper and accompanied by a numbered certificate of authenticity.
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Overseas shipping charges as follows; orders up to 1kg;
- South Pacific Zone 1 - $25.00
- Asia Zone 2 - $28.00
- North & South America Zone 3 - $30.00
- Europe Zone 4 - $35.00
Orders over 1 kilogram, please contact us for shipping and insurance charges.