Gold Nugget

£500 of £2,500 raised

The largest one known in Cornwall (1oz, 8dwt. 6grs.). Found in January, 1808 in the Carnon valley tin-stream works, Perranarworthal, Rashleigh Collection.


Noted by Rashleigh in his Manuscript 112: Rashleigh

‘Native Gold found in Carnon Stream work in Cornwall weighs – 1 oz. 18 pw. 6 gr. Troy this piece has had all the extra matter picked out except a mite in one place the marks of many others remain. the smoothness of the piece shews the great time it has been washed by the water where it was exposed and the hollow parts more rough gives a proof of its not being manufactured’

£ 250.00
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Donation Total: £250.00