Jan 172014

Clients in Austria and Germany will have the rare privilege of experiencing the world’s largest gold coin up close and personal in coming weeks.

The Perth Mint’s Guinness World Record holding 1 Tonne Gold Coin is travelling from Australia to Europe as part of a promotional tour to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Australian Kangaroo Gold Coin Program.

The colossal Australian legal tender coin, which is made from 99.99% pure gold, will appear at four city venues – each providing the public with a stunning opportunity to marvel at its impressive dimensions.

Perth Mint Chief Executive Officer, Ed Harbuz, said Europe was the Mint’s number one market for bullion and a natural choice for the promotional tour. “Working with some of our leading distributors, we’re delighted to showcase the centrepiece of the Australian Kangaroo Gold Bullion Coin Program across the region,” he said.

The schedule* of appearances runs as follows:

VIENNA – 21 to 24 January 2014
Kunsthistorisches Museum
Burgring 5, A-1010 Vienna

MUNICH – 27 and 28 January 2014
Pro Aurum
Joseph-Wild-Str.12, 81825 Munich

STUTTGART – 29 January to 4 February
Baden-Württembergische Bank
2014 Konigstr. 3, 70173 Stuttgart

BERLIN – 7 to 9 February 2014
Estrel Hotel & Convention Centre
Sonnenallee 225, 12057 Berlin

(Updated 23.01.14)

To mark these exclusive appearances, The Perth Mint has released a limited edition 2014 Australian Kangaroo 1oz Gold Bullion Tribute Coin, replicating the design of its supersized companion.

Struck from 1oz of 99.99% pure gold in bullion quality, the tribute coin is issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965, and is restricted to a mintage of only 65,000.

Investors and collectors in Australia and Asia can purchase this historic piece from www.perthmintbullion.com, while purchasers in Europe and American can secure the coin from selected coin dealers. Visit www.1tonnegoldcoin.com for further details.



  2 Responses to “World’s largest coin embarks on European Tour”

  1. Haha! I came from germany to visit the Perth Mint and see the coin. And all I got was the information, that the coin is actually in germany… Sad and funny.


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