Recently, Perth Mint announce World 1st, 1 tonne gold coin, 1 tonne Gold Kangaroo coin. The coin measures nearly 80cms wide and more than 12cms deep, weighing a massive 1000 kilograms of 99.99% pure gold, make it the new largest gold coin in the world. Previous holder of the largest gold coin released by Royal Canadian Mint in May 2007, 1 million dollar gold maple leaf coin, only weight at 100 kilos and measures 50 cm in diameter by 3 cm thick. The first 1 tonne gold coin by Perth Mint is certainly the most valuable gold bullion coin in the world with a market price of gold right now, it has a USD$55 million price tag on it.
The coin reverse shows a bounding red kangaroo surrounded by stylised rays of sunlight and bordered by the inscription AUSTRALIAN KANGAROO 1 TONNE 9999 GOLD and the year-date 2012. The coin obverse of the coin features the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, accompanied by the inscriptions ELIZABETH II, AUSTRALIA and the monetary denomination of 1 MILLION DOLLARS.Read More.