1 oz. Gold Bars
Gold bars are a tangible asset that has withstood the test of time and has been the primary investment vehicle used to invest in gold bullion. Gold bars are produced in various weights, and by different mints, to meet the needs of different investors. Gold bars typical have a lower premium than their gold coin counterparts and are almost always with 99.9% gold. Smaller 1 oz. denomination gold bars are ideal for investors who desire to diversify their portfolios with gold bars that are easier to purchase due to lower costs as compared to larger bars. 1 oz. gold bars are the most popular gold bars in the gold market; however, all gold bars are highly liquid. Some reputable gold bar producers include Credit Suisse, PAMP Suisse, the Perth Mint, and the Royal Canadian Mint. All of the listed gold bars below are composed of 24 karat, .9999 fine gold.
1 oz. ScotiaMocatta Gold Bar
ScotiaMocatta is a global leader in precious and base-metals innovations, and it is a branch of the Scotiabank (the Bank of Nova Scotia). The 1 troy oz. ScotiaMocatta gold bars have a gold purity of .9999+, and are 24 karats.
1 oz. Credit Suisse Gold Bar
1 oz. Credit Suisse gold bars are refined by the prestigious Credit Suisse mint. These gold bars are minted with 1 troy oz. of the highest quality 99.99% pure gold. The front of these 1 oz. gold bars is engraved with the bar’s essential information. The top front of the bar is engraved with the mintmark "CREDIT SUISSE," and the middle is engraved with the weight and purity "1 oz., FINE GOLD, 999.9." The bottom front is engraved with the words "Essayeur Fondeur" and the bar’s serial number of authenticity. The reverse side of the bar is stamped with a repeated small Credit Suisse logo. This is an IRA approved gold bar.
PAMP Suisse Gold Bars
Produits Artistiques Metaux Precieux (PAMP) Suisse is a member of the MKS Group and has been a bullion leader brand since it was established in 1977 in the city of Ticio, Switzerland. The PAMP Suisse headquarters are located in Castel San Pietro, Switzerland. PAMP bars are acceptable by "Good Delivery" by LBMA, the Swiss National Bank, LPPM, making it one of the three Approved Good Delivery Refineries in the world. In 2013, PAMP became a member of the Public-Private Alliance for Responsible Minerals Trade (PPA) to ensure only materials being extracted from the appropriate areas with humane treatment are being used.
1 oz. PAMP (non-fortuna) Gold Bar
The one 1 oz. PAMP gold bar (non-fortuna) is composed of 1 troy ounce of .9999 pure gold. The front of these gold bars is stamped with the mintmark "PAMP SUISSE" and the bar’s weight and purity, “1 OUNCE, FINE GOLD, 999.9." The bottom front is stamped with the bar’s unique certification logo. The back of these 1 oz. gold bars are stamped in a repeated pattern with the word "SUISSE." These 1 oz. gold bars have an approximate diameter of 41 x 24mm and are approximately 1.71mm thick.
1 oz. PAMP - our choice design
1 oz. PAMP gold bar of our choice design are also available. PAMP Suisse is a highly respected name in the precious metal industry and has been in production for decades. PAMP Suisse has refined a large variety of gold bars featuring different designs. All 1 oz. PAMP Suisse gold bars are 99.9% fine gold with a .9999 purity.
1 oz. PAMP Fortuna
The 1 oz. PAMP Fortuna gold bars are composed of 1 troy ounce of .9999 pure gold, which is the equivalent of 24 karat purity. Each gold bar is approximately 24mm x 41mm. On the front if this beautifully crafted gold bar, the image of a blind Fortuna is featured. Fortuna is the Roman goddess of fortune. On this design, she is accompanied by the cornucopia and the rudder of fate. The back of these gold bars is stamped with the mint logo "SUISSE" and the bar’s weight and purity, "ONE TROY OUNCE, 999.9, FINE GOLD," as well as a serial number of authenticity.
1 oz. Perth Mint Gold Bar
The 1 oz. Perth Mint gold bar contains 1 troy ounce of .9999 pure gold and is eligible for a Precious Metal IRA. These 1 oz. gold bars are manufactured with security and verification features. The front of this 1 oz. gold bar is stamped with the mint’s graceful logo featuring a swan and the words, "THE PERTH MINT AUSTRALIA," as well as the bar’s weight and purity, "99.9% PURE GOLD, 1 OUNCE." The back of this gold bar is stamped with a horizontal patter of jumping kangaroos. The Perth Mint is another highly respected producer of gold bullion in the precious metal industry.
1 oz. Royal Canadian Mint Gold Bar
The famous Royal Canadian Mint has been a world leader in gold refinery for years. The 1 oz. Royal Canadian Mint (RCM) Gold Bar contains 1 troy oz. of .9999 fine gold and is eligible for a Precious Metal IRA. The front of this RCM 1 oz. gold bar is stamped with the mint’s logo and the words, "ROYAL CANADIAN MINT," in both English and French. The front of the bar is also stamped with the bar’s weight and purity, "1 oz., .9999 FINE GOLD, OR PUR," as well as the serial number. The back of these 1 oz. gold bars is stamped with a repeated maple leaf pattern.
1 oz. LBMA Approved Gold Bar
The London Bullion Market Association (LBMA) produces a list of gold and silver bar refiners. Gold bars produced by these refiners have been recognized as "London Good Delivery" for over 75 years. These gold bars have met the highest quality requirements and contain the highest pure gold alloy mix. 1 oz. LBMA approved gold bar refineries include the Western Australian Mint (The Perth Mint), Valcambi S.A., the Royal Canadian Mint, Republic Metals Corporation, PAMP Suisse, and Argor-Heraeus.