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From the Collection of University of Melbourne, Creswick Campus Historical Collection 4 Water Street University of Melbourne Creswick Campus Building 719 Creswick Victoria

Model of a Gold Nugget
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Historical information
Model of the Gold Nugget found by VSF Students, H.H. Beer and J.C. Westcott at the Forestry School, Creswick in 1931. The Nugget, 99% pure gold, weighed 73 ounces, 6 pennyweight and was found in Grub Gully, between the School and the State Nursery. It sold for 388 Pounds, 16 Shillings & 7 Pence ($93,264.80 in 2017). The model was presented to the School by Mr. H.H. Beer in December 1985.
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Last updated
24 Sep 2018 at 3:00PM