FROM AUSTRALIA’S SUPER PIT TO THE WORLD
This intriguing 1oz gold bullion coin celebrates Australia’s most famous gold mine with 100% of the gold contained in the release guaranteed to have been sourced from the legendary Super Pit mine.
The Super Pit dates back to one of the most significant gold rushes in the nation’s history. Abundant finds in rural Western Australia during the 1890s included the celebrated Golden Mile near the mining town of Kalgoorlie, which is now home to the gigantic open cut mine. At almost 3.5 kilometres long, 1.5 kilometres wide and more than 600 metres deep, the Super Pit produces approximately 700,000 ounces of gold each year.Struck by The Perth Mint from 1oz of 99.99% pure gold The Super Pit coin’s reverse portrays original artistry of the awe-inspiring mine, the inscription ‘SUPER PIT AUSTRALIA 1OZ 9999 GOLD’ and The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark. Issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965, the coin bears the new Jody Clark effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on the obverse and the denomination.