The discovery of gold in Australia began in 1851 when prospector Edward Hargraves discovered gold near Orange, Australia. He called the side Ophir and the Australian gold rushes continued until 1914. At California Gold and Silver exchange in Upland, California we recognize that you may have gold was purchased in the country of Australia. Most commonly, we see that the gold jewelry from Australia is 9 karat. That means that the gold jewelry is 37.5%. In addition, the gold from Australia may be 14 karat or 58.5% gold. The styles are usually like jewelry made in England, Ireland and Scotland.
At California Gold and Silver Exchange we check to see what kind of markings are on your gold jewelry. We separate the items by karat and test accordingly. If you have a charm bracelet, for example, you may have items that are different karats. Many gold buyers often buy the gold charm bracelet for the lowest karat of gold. The charms on a bracelet may have many different karats of gold including, 9 karat, 10 karat, 14 karat, 18 karat, 22 karat, and 24 karat. We have experience gold buyers who will value your gold jewelry properly. Furthermore, our XRF X-Ray Analyzer is the best equipment to properly analyze your gold. And remember, we can pay you by cash or check, whatever your preference, ever for large amounts. We purchase, but are not limited to buying, the following items: necklace, bracelets, brooches, rings, and earrings.
Gold Bullion and Coins
You may also have a gold bullion coins from Australia to sell. As a British Colony, many of the coins are the same as Great Britain, only they were produced in Australia. Below is a list of common gold bullion coins made by the Royal Australian Mint located at the Perth Mint.
Australia Gold Coins – ½ Sovereign, Sovereign, 2 Pounds, 5 Pounds, 100 Dollars, 150 Dollars, 200 Dollars, 250 Dollars.
Australian Nugget or Kangaroo – 5 Dollars or 1/20 ounce, 15 Dollars or 1/10 ounce, 25 Dollars or ¼ ounce, 50 Dollars or ½ ounce, 100 Dollars or 1 ounce, 200 Dollars or 2 ounce, 1000 Dollars or 10 ounce, and 3000 Dollars or kilo.
Australia Lunar Year Gold Coins – Beginning in 1999 to present, the Perth Mint makes gold bullion coins each year commemorating the lunar year. The coins come in various sizes from 1/20 oz to kilo size for the gold coins.
Perth Mint Gold Bar – The Perth Mint issues gold bars in various sizes including: 1 gram, 5 gram, 10 gram, 20 gram, 1 ounce, 50 gram, 100 gram, and 10 ounce.
Australian Koala Platinum Coin – 5 Dollars or 1/20 ounce, 15 Dollars or 1/10 ounce, 25 Dollars or ¼ ounce, 50 Dollars or ½ ounce, 100 Dollars or 1 ounce, 200 Dollars or 2 ounce, 1000 Dollars or 10 ounce, and 3000 Dollars or kilo.
Gold coins from the area near Australia:
New Zealand –150 Dollars.
Niue – 10 Dollars, 20 Dollars, 25 Dollars, 50 Dollars, 100 Dollars, 200 Dollars, 250 Dollars.