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The "Welcome Nugget," weighing 126.25 pounds, found in the Australian goldfields

06/11/1858

Cornish miners find a gold nugget weighing 2,019.75 ounces at the Redhill Company mine at Bakery Hill near Ballarat, Victoria in Australia. It is dubbed the "Welcome Nugget" and will be sold for 8,376 pounds, 10 shillings, and 10 pence sterling. (By John Osborne)

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Benjamin Vincent, Haydn's Dictionary of Dates and Universal Information Relating to all Ages and Nations (New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1906), 97.

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