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    Gold Nugget "Tongue"
    Victoria
    Australia

    This unusual and compelling Gold nugget is relatively flat but quite substantial and rather heavy. At over 7 troy ounces total weight, the specimen features a curled tip, which makes it look like a 'tongue' from a certain orientation. The bright color and vivid luster confirm its Aussie roots, as this striking example has character written all over it. Measuring 4 inches (10 cm) in length, the monstrous giant "hook" can show from either face and offers truly incredible aesthetics for what at first glance is simply a flat Gold nugget.
    Overall Measurements: 4.04 x 1.74 x 0.54 inches (10.26 x 4.42 x 1.37 cm), weighs 219.3 grams (7.05 oz t)

    [Scale: 1 inch, with mark at 1 cm]


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    December, 2018
    15th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 885

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $250,000 (minimum $49), plus 20% of any amount between $250,000 and $2,500,000, plus 12% of any amount over $2,500,000 per lot.

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