Gold Types in an IRA?

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What Precious Metals Can Be Held in a Retirement Plan?

The United States government currently allows certain precious metals to be held in a retirement account. Here is the current list of acceptable precious metals for retirement accounts:

GOLD

American Eagle coins (1)
• Austrailian Kangaroo/Nugget coins
Austrian Philharmonic
Canadian Maple Leaf coins
Credit Suisse goldPAMP Suisse gold Bars .999
• U.S. Buffalo Gold Uncirculated coins (No Proofs)
• Bars and rounds as referenced below (2)

SILVER

• American Eagle coins (1)
• Australian Kookaburra coins
• Austrian Philharmonic coins
• Canadian Maple Leaf coins
• Mexican Libertad coins
• Bars and rounds as referenced below (2)

PLATINUM

• American Eagle coins (1)
• Australian Koala coins
• Canadian Maple Leaf coins
• Isle of Man Noble coins
• Bars and rounds as referenced below (2)

PALLADIUM

• Bars and rounds as referenced below (2)

*(1) Coins, including the American Eagle, that have undergone “certification” (also known as “slabbed” coins) are not acceptable in retirement plans at this time

*(2) Bars and rounds produced by manufacturers accredited by Nymex/Comex, LME, LBMA, NYSE/Liffe/CBOT, and ISE-9000 or a national mint. The minimum finenesses for bars are:

Gold .995+
Silver. 999+
Platinum .9995+
Palladium .9995+

 

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