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Metals Allowed

Precious metals can be held in your IRA in the following forms:

Gold

  • American Eagle coins(1)
  • American Buffalo coins(2)
  • Australian Kangaroo/Nugget coins
  • Austrian Philharmonic coins
  • Canadian Maple Leaf coins
  • Bars and rounds produced by a refiner/assayer/manufacturer accredited by NYMEX/COMEX, NYSE/Liffe, LME, LBMA, ISO 9000, or national government mint and meeting minimum fineness requirements(3)(4)

Silver

  • American Eagle bullion and proof coins(1)
  • Australian Kookaburra coins
  • Austrian Philharmonic coins
  • Canadian Maple Leaf coins
  • Mexican Libertad coins
  • Bars and rounds produced by a refiner/assayer/manufacturer accredited by NYMEX/COMEX, NYSE/Liffe, LME, LBMA, ISO 9000, or national government mint and meeting minimum fineness requirements(3)(4)

Platinum

  • American Eagle bullion and proof coins(1)
  • Australian Koala coins
  • Canadian Maple Leaf coins
  • Isle of Man Noble coins
  • Bars and rounds produced by a refiner/assayer/manufacturer accredited by NYMEX/COMEX, NYSE/Liffe, LME, LBMA, ISO 9000, or national government mint and meeting minimum fineness requirements(3)(4)

Palladium

  • Bars and rounds produced by a refiner/assayer/manufacturer accredited by NYMEX/COMEX, NYSE/Liffe, LME, LBMA, ISO 9000, or national government mint and meeting minimum fineness requirements(3)(4)

  1. Numismatic and American Eagle coins that have undergone “certification” (also known as “slabbed” coins) are not acceptable in IRAs at this time.
  2. Only uncirculated type American Buffalo coins are allowed (i.e. no Proof coins are allowed).
  3. Minimum Fineness Required: Gold .995+ Silver .999+ Platinum .9995+ Palladium .9995+
  4. Small bullion bars (i.e. bars other than 400-ounce gold, 100-ounce gold, 1000-ounce silver, 50-ounce platinum, and 100-ounce palladium bars) must be manufactured to exact weight specifications.

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