Australian gold nugget

"Aussie" gold nugget, 382.7 grams (12.3 troy ounces), exhibiting a duality of tone as a "skin" of yellow covers the mass of gold in areas affording a layered effect to its overall luster, 2.69 x 2.20 x 0.76 inches, $20,000-$30,000.

“Aussie” gold nugget, 382.7 grams (12.3 troy ounces), exhibiting a duality of tone as a “skin” of yellow covers the mass of gold in areas affording a layered effect to its overall luster, 2.69 x 2.20 x 0.76 inches, $20,000-$30,000. Courtesy of Heritage Auctions

“Aussie” gold nugget, 382.7 grams (12.3 troy ounces), exhibiting a duality of tone as a “skin” of yellow covers the mass of gold in areas affording a layered effect to its overall luster, 2.69 x 2.20 x 0.76 inches, $20,000-$30,000. Courtesy of Heritage Auctions

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