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Bernard Otto Holtermann and the world's largest "nugget" of gold, North Sydney, ca. / montage photograph by American and Australasian Photographic Company by State Library of New South Wales collection. Worth exactly one crap ton.
Smoothing and engraving a coin with a message of affection was one of the few ways a convict transported to Australia could leave a memento behind with loved ones in England. These small tokens are also known as 'leaden hearts'.