Platinum

Exploring Platinum as an Investment

Platinum stands as a formidable option for investors seeking to diversify their portfolios. This precious metal boasts a rich history and finds applications across various industries, from automotive catalytic converters to jewelry manufacturing. Platinum's scarcity and industrial demand contribute to its value proposition in the investment landscape.

Investors consider several factors when evaluating platinum as an asset. Market dynamics, industrial consumption, and global economic conditions influence platinum prices. Unlike gold and silver, the scarcity of this metal can cause wild price fluctuations, presenting investors with potential for big gains but also significant risks.

United States Mint and other sovereign mints produce platinum coins that serve as popular investment vehicles. These coins offer investors a tangible asset backed by government guarantees of weight and purity.

Platinum Producers and Products

Sovereign Mints

Several sovereign mints produce platinum coins for investors and collectors:

  1. The United States Mint produces the American Platinum Eagle coin series.

  2. The Perth Mint creates the Australian Platinum Koala coins.

  3. The Royal Canadian Mint is responsible for producing the Canadian Platinum Maple Leaf coins.

These mints ensure high standards of quality and purity in their platinum offerings.

Platinum Bars and Ingots

Investors can also purchase platinum in bar form. Manufacturers like Valcambi Suisse and Engelhard produce platinum bars in various weights, typically ranging from 1 gram to 1 kilogram. These bars often come with assay certificates verifying their weight and purity.

Common platinum bar weights include:

  • 1 ounce

  • 10 ounces

  • 100 grams

  • 1 kilogram

Platinum bars typically maintain a purity of .9995 fine, equivalent to 99.95% pure platinum.

Featured Platinum Products

Bullion investors and collectors can choose from a range of platinum products:

  1. 1 oz American Platinum Eagle $100 .9995 Fine Coin (Random Date): A popular choice from the U.S. Mint, featuring iconic American symbolism.

  2. 1 oz Australian Platinum Koala .9995 Fine $100 Coin (Random Date): The Perth Mint's contribution to platinum bullion, showcasing Australia's beloved marsupial.

  3. 1 oz Canadian Platinum Maple Leaf .9995 Fine $50 Coin (Random Date): The Royal Canadian Mint's offering, featuring the iconic maple leaf design.

  4. 1 oz Platinum Engelhard Bar USA Eagle Design 99.95 Fine Sealed in Assay Card: A bar option for investors preferring non-coin platinum bullion.

  5. Valcambi 50 x 1g Platinum Combibar Sealed with Assay: This clever design packs 50 separate 1-gram bars into one unit that can be broken apart as needed giving you incredible flexibility.

Investors keen on exploring platinum have a diverse range of opportunities at their fingertips. Whether you prefer bars, coins, or ETFs, the platinum market caters to various investment approaches and goals.

Image of 2024 American Gold Eagle 1 oz $50 Coin
2024 American Gold Eagle 1 oz $50 Coin
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$2,432.32
3.13%
Highest Bid $2,403.28
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1 oz American Gold Eagle $50 Coin (Random Date)
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$2,408.13
2.10%
Highest Bid $2,396.82
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1 oz Pamp Lady Fortuna VERISCAN Gold Bar Carbon Neurtal Footprint .9999 Fine in Assay
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$2,380.60
$22.00/oz
Highest Bid $2,362.60
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Image of 2024 Canadian Gold Maple Leaf 1 oz $50 Coin .9999 Fine
2024 Canadian Gold Maple Leaf 1 oz $50 Coin .9999 Fine
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$2,396.34
1.60%
Highest Bid $2,373.27
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1 oz American Silver Eagle $1 Coin .999 Fine (Random Date)
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$31.14
$3.30/oz
Highest Bid $30.73
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2024 American Gold Buffalo 1 oz $50 .9999 Fine 24K Gold Coin
Lowest Ask
$2,430.80
3.06%
Highest Bid $2,407.42
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1 oz Gold Bar .9999 Fine Sealed in Carded Assay Accredited Brands
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$2,368.50
$9.90/oz
Highest Bid $2,360.16
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$20 St. Gaudens Double Eagle PCGS Generic Date
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$2,371.85
3.91%
Highest Bid $2,835.00
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Image of 1 oz Proof American Gold Eagle $50 Gold Coin (w/Box & COA, Random Date)
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1 oz Proof American Gold Eagle $50 Gold Coin (w/Box & COA, Random Date)
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Out Of Stock
Highest Bid $2,625.50
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Image of 1 oz American Silver Eagle Doubled Strapped Sealed Monster Box (Random Date)
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1 oz American Silver Eagle Doubled Strapped Sealed Monster Box (Random Date)
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$15,595.00
$3.34/oz
Highest Bid $15,359.94
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Image of 2024 American Silver Eagle 1 oz .999 Fine $1 Coin
2024 American Silver Eagle 1 oz .999 Fine $1 Coin
Lowest Ask
$31.24
$3.40/oz
Highest Bid $31.01
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$5 Liberty Gold Half Eagle NGC Generic Date
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$650.52
13.99%
Highest Bid $1,700.00
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Image of 1 oz Argor Heraeus Gold Bar .9999 Fine Sealed in Assay
1 oz Argor Heraeus Gold Bar .9999 Fine Sealed in Assay
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$2,374.50
$15.90/oz
Highest Bid $2,353.60
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Image of 5 oz Gold Bar .9999 Fine Accredited Brands
5 oz Gold Bar .9999 Fine Accredited Brands
Lowest Ask
$11,812.50
$3.90/oz
Highest Bid $11,748.06
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Image of 1 oz Silver Bar .999 Fine Accredited Brands
1 oz Silver Bar .999 Fine Accredited Brands
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$28.34
$0.50/oz
Highest Bid $27.76
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2021-W $100 High Relief American Liberty 1 oz Gold Coin (w/Box and COA)
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Out Of Stock
Highest Bid $4,500.00
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Image of 1 oz American Buffalo 24K Gold .9999 $50 Coin (Random Date)
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1 oz American Buffalo 24K Gold .9999 $50 Coin (Random Date)
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$2,414.63
2.38%
Highest Bid $2,407.42
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Image of 2024 Canadian Silver Maple Leaf 1 oz .9999 Fine $1 Coin
2024 Canadian Silver Maple Leaf 1 oz .9999 Fine $1 Coin
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$29.77
$1.93/oz
Highest Bid $29.47
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LBMA
Image of $10 Liberty Gold Eagle NGC Generic Date
7 Grades
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$10 Liberty Gold Eagle NGC Generic Date
Lowest Ask
$1,196.53
4.84%
Highest Bid $2,580.00
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4-Piece Proof American Gold Eagle Set with Box & COA (Random Date)
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$4,936.72
$309.90/oz
Highest Bid $4,821.39
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