The 1000kg gold coin
Published on Nov 1, 2011 11:38 am IST

Australia unveiled the world’s largest gold coin, weighing in at a stunning 1000kgs, that was created to mark Queen Elizabeth II’s visit to the country.

Produced by the Perth Mint, the coin is 12cms thick and has a diameter of 80cms.Gold worth 50 Million Australian Dollars was used to make the coin and it is 5 times heavier than the previous record holder. The coin has the portrait of Queen Elizabeth on one side and a Kangaroo on the other. This is surely the most valuable and incredible gold coin to have ever been produced in the history of the world.

We can only wonder where they will guard and store this mammoth treasure.

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