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When visiting The Perth Mint, the whole family can experience the following: The World’s Biggest Coin Check out the biggest and most valuable coin in the world. Weighing a massive one tonne of 99.99% pure gold, this colossal coin measures nearly 80cms wide and 13cm deep. A Spectacular Gold Pour Watch the amazing spectacle of a traditional gold pour, during which pure gold is heated to molten temperatures and transformed into a solid gold bar. The nineteenth century brick walls of the Melting House are literally embedded with gold dust, accumulated over many decades of continuous refining. Australia’s Largest Natural Nugget Collection Early prospectors often spent years in Australia’s arid outback enduring backbreaking work in search of gold nuggets. Marvel at this breathtaking collection of natural gold nuggets, wafers and crystals, including Newmont’s Normandy Nugget, the second largest gold nugget in existence, weighing a whopping 25.5kilograms (820 ounces). The Perth Mint Shop Admire one of Western Australia’s rarest and most valuable treasures – the Argyle Pink Diamond. Found in the remote wilderness of the East Kimberley region of the State, Argyle Pink Diamonds are prized by emperors, kings and collectors. You can also purchase Kailis Australian Pearls, rare Australian opals, natural gold nuggets each set in stunning precious metals to form unique jewellery for every occasion.
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