PERTH MINT ISSUES STUNNING $1.4 MILLION COIN TRILOGY
Rio Tinto and The Perth Mint have unveiled a A$1.8 million (US$1.4 million) coin collection featuring three coloured diamonds from the Argyle Diamond Mine.
According to a press release, the three coins are dubbed The Australian Trilogy, and comprise of “three precious metal coins each hand crafted with a pink, purple pink and violet diamond unearthed from Rio Tinto’s Argyle Diamond Mine in the east Kimberley region of Western Australia”.
Andrew Kite, managing director with Rio Tinto’s copper and diamonds business, said: ““We are delighted to collaborate with our Select Atelier™, The Perth Mint and our Authorised Partner™, John Glajz, on the exclusive release of this distinctive investment piece. It is a beautiful symbol of the unique treasures of Western Australia and the extraordinary provenance of Australian diamonds and precious metals”.