2018 $10 Ratbags & Rascals “C” Mintmark Gold ProofItem code: MMP442
Almost 20% of Australia’s current population is descended from convicts, transported here between 1788 and 1868. Some were hardened criminals, yet others were victims of poverty – who can forget the tale of a convict shipped to Australia for stealing bread to feed his family? In 2018, the Royal Australian Mint pays tribute to this infamous part of Australia’s history with this 1/10oz gold coin. Struck to the mint’s perfect Proof quality this 99.99% pure gold coin is limited to a tiny overall mintage of just 1,500 pieces.
Issued in a case, with certificate of authenticity, this Australian Legal Tender issue is extraordinary value for such a low mintage gold coin at just $300.