16/12/2015 7:02 PM AEDT | Updated 15/07/2016 12:51 PM AEST

Photos Of Rare Australian Artifacts Released By The Australian Museum

Australian Museum

The Australian Museum has released photographs of a number of rare Australian artifacts in line with the announcement of an historic partnership between the NSW Government and Westpac to restore the nation's first museum gallery.

The museum will showcase 200 Australian treasures, including Australia's oldest bank note and the only surviving large gold nugget from New South Wales' early mining days.

The Huffington Post Australia has put together some of the highlights below.

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