Precious Metals Allowed in an IRA

Precious Metals Gold Bullion Bars Coins

In regards to a precious metals IRA, it is not so easy to invest in any type of coin or collectible. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced strict rules pertaining to what types of precious metals are allowed in an IRA. As a matter of fact, many common gold bullion coins and gold bullion bars are not eligible for gold investing in an IRA due to the fact that they do not meet the purity prerequisites set by the IRS. The purity grade has to be at least 0.995 for gold, at least 0.999 for silver, at least 0.9995 for platinum and at least 0.9995 for palladium.

Listed below are the precious metals (gold, silver, platinum and palladium coins and bars) that you can safely invest for your retirement plans:

IRA Approved Gold Bullion Coins and Bars

(.995%+ Purity Level Required)

American Gold Eagle coins

American Gold Buffalo coins

Australian Gold Kangaroo/Nugget coins

Austrian Gold Philharmonic coins

Canadian Gold Maple Leaf coins

Credit Suisse Gold Bars

Johnson Matthey Gold Bar

Valcambi Gold CombiBar

IRA Approved Silver Coins and Bars

(.999%+ Purity Level)

American Silver Eagle Coins

Australian Kookaburra Silver coins

Austrian Philharmonic Silver coins

Canadian Silver Maple Leaf coins

Mexican Silver Libertad coins

Johnson Matthey Silver Bar

Royal Canadian Mint Silver Bar[/alert]

IRA Approved Platinum Coins and Bars

(.9995%+ Purity Level)

American Eagle Platinum bullion coins

Australian Koala Platinum coins

Canadian Maple Leaf Platinum coins

Isle of Man Noble coins

IRA Approved Palladium Coins and Bars

(.9995%+ Purity Level)

Canadian Palladium Maple Leaf coins

Russian Ballerina Palladium coins

Baird Palladium bars

Credit Suisse Palladium bars

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Christopher C. Odom
Christopher C. Odom is the Site Editor at Gold-IRA-Plan. In addition to a passion for all things related to a Gold IRA, Top Gold IRA Companies Reviews and the Best Gold IRA Rollover, Christopher is also a multi-award-winning author and filmmaker whose works have screened in cities worldwide, including Cannes, Berlin, Tel Aviv, Los Angeles and New York.

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