IRA Approved Precious Metals

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What Precious Metals products are approved for IRAs?

Here’s a list of IRA approved Precious Metals. If you’re interested in a precious metals IRA, please see our list of the best gold IRA companies.

To qualify to be held within a precious metals IRA, gold, silver, platinum and palladium are required by the IRS to meet the following standards of purity and fineness:

  • Gold .995%
  • Silver .999%
  • Platinum .9995%
  • Palladium .9995%

Popular IRA Approved Precious Metals


A List of All IRA Approved Precious Metals

Gold

  • American Gold Eagle bullion coins
  • American Gold Eagle proof coins
  • Canadian Gold Maple Leaf coins
  • Austrian Gold Philharmonic coins
  • Australian Kangaroo/Nugget coins
  • Chinese Gold Panda coins
  • American Gold Buffalo uncirculated coins (proofs not allowed)
  • Gold bars and rounds produced by a NYMEX or COMEX-approved refinery or national government mint, meeting minimum fineness requirements

Silver

  • American Silver Eagle bullion coins
  • American Silver Eagle proof coins
  • Canadian Silver Maple Leaf coins
  • Austrian Silver Philharmonic coins
  • Australian Silver Kookaburra coins
  • Chinese Silver Panda coins
  • Mexican Libertad coins
  • Silver bars and rounds produced by a NYMEX or COMEX-approved refinery or national government mint, meeting minimum fineness requirements

Platinum

  • American Platinum Eagle coins
  • American Platinum Eagle proof coins
  • Canadian Platinum Maple Leaf coins
  • Isle of Man Noble coins
  • Australian Platinum Koala coins
  • Platinum bars and rounds produced by a NYMEX or COMEX-approved refinery or national government mint, meeting minimum fineness requirements

Palladium

  • Canadian Palladium Maple Leaf coins
  • Palladium bars and rounds produced by a NYMEX or COMEX-approved refinery or national government mint, meeting minimum fineness requirements