Named the Ned Kelly Helmet for its resemblance of the helmet worn by infamous Australian bush ranger and outlaw, Ned Kelly. This Nugget has a very large surface area for its weight. Presenting well in any collection with a fantastic rich gold colour across its large surface. Not often are nuggets unearthed that have a striking similarity to a real life object or figure, making this piece a true one of a kind and adding to the rarity and collectable nature of the piece.
Weight 4.16 Troy ounces (129.62 grams).
Dimensions: 81mm x 74mm x 4mm
Found near Kalgoorlie in Western Australia using a metal detector.
Wikipedia link: Ned Kelly’s story