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Acceptable Precious Metals

 

You are responsible for contacting a precious metals dealer of your choice and selecting the precious metals you wish to invest in. Please note that only certain precious metals are allowed in an IRA. They are listed below.

Gold Coins / Bars / Bullion (Minimum fineness required: 0.995)

 

  • American Eagle coins (except for “slabbed” coins)
  • Australian Kangaroo/Nugget coins
  • Austrian Philharmonic coins
  • Canadian Maple Leaf coins
  • Credit Suisse (0.999 PAMP Suisse Bars)
  • US Buffalo Gold Uncirculated coins (no Proofs)
  • UK Gold Britannia
  • Bars and rounds manufactured by a NYMEX or COMEX approved refiner/assayer or national government mint and meeting minimum fineness requirements (must be fabricated by NYMEX or COMEX approved refiners or national government mint)

 

Silver Coins / Bars / Bullion (Minimum fineness required: 0.999)

 

  • American Eagle coins (except for “slabbed” coins)
  • Australian Kookaburra coins
  • Canadian Maple Leaf coins
  • Mexican Libertad coins
  • UK Silver Britannia
  • Bars and rounds manufactured by a NYMEX or COMEX approved refiner/assayer or national government mint and meeting minimum fineness requirements (must be fabricated by NYMEX or COMEX approved refiners or national government mint)

 

Platinum (Minimum fineness required: 0.9995)

 

  • American Eagle coins (except for “slabbed” coins)
  • Australian Koala coins
  • Canadian Maple Leaf coins
  • Isle of Man Noble coins
  • PAMP platinum bar
  • Bars and rounds manufactured by a NYMEX or COMEX approved refiner/assayer or national government mint and meeting minimum fineness requirements (must be fabricated by NYMEX or COMEX approved refiners or national government mint)

 

Palladium (Minimum fineness required: 0.9995)

 

  • PAMP palladium bar
  • PAMP palladium kilo bar
  • Canadian Maple Leaf coins
  • Bars and rounds manufactured by a NYMEX or COMEX approved refiner/assayer or national government mint and meeting minimum fineness requirements (must be fabricated by NYMEX or COMEX approved refiners or national government mint)

 

Unacceptable Precious Metals

 

  • Austrian Corona & Ducat
  • Belgian Franc
  • British Sovereign
  • Chilean Peso
  • Columbian Peso
  • Dutch Guilder
  • French Franc
  • German Mark
  • Hungarian Korona
  • Italian Lira
  • Mexican Peso & Ounza
  • South African Krugerrand
  • Swiss Franc
  • Rare/collectible coins