Photograph, Welcome Gold Nugget [2195 oz] found at Ballarat, Australia, by nine miners from St Just in Penwith in 1862(AD966/2)

A print of the Welcome Gold Nugget found at Ballarat, Australia in 1862.

Most miners hoped to strike gold and return wealthy men. Nine miners from St Just found the 62kg ‘Welcome Nugget’ at Ballarat, Australia in 1862 (AD966/2).

Yth esa govenek dhe’n brassa rann a dus val a gavos owr ha dehweles avel tus rych. Naw den bal dhyworth Lannust a gavas an ‘Welcome Nugget’, 62kg y boos, yn Ballarat, Ostrali, yn 1862 (AD966/2).