The $1 million coin was sold within 48 hours of its unveiling
The Perth Mint’s Kimberley Treasure, a specially designed coin featuring a 0.54 ct. Argyle red diamond, was sold within 48 hours of its unveiling.
The $1 million coin, which is legal Australian tender, was crafted from 1 kilogram of 99.99 percent fine gold.
Tiara Gems and Jewellery, a Dubai, United Arab Emirates–based company specializing in rare and important diamonds and heirloom pieces, was listed as the buyer. No purchase price was given.
(Photo courtesy of Rio Tinto)