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What Gold Coins Are IRA Eligible?

Gold that's eligible as a Individual Retirement Account (IRA) can provide an effective hedge against inflation in your retirement portfolio, but you should be knowledgeable about its rules and regulations to be able to utilize it successfully.

The Individual Retirement Account, or IRA can allow people to put money into various coins and bars that meet the minimum requirements of fineness established in the IRS. The products can be sourced from government mints in the nation or be certified by NYMEX/COMEX, LME, LBMA, LPPM TOCOM or ISO 9000.


American Eagle

It is the American Eagle gold coin is an extremely popular investment option as well as an IRA-certified coin that features an attractive design rooted in symbolism and history. On its obverse is Augustus Saint Gaudens' classic Liberty design, first seen on a double-eagle piece which was produced between 1907 and 1933. called "Saint Gaudens".

The coin's reverse displays the stunning male eagle with an olive branch in his talons as it soars over an eagle's nest that houses two hatchlings and a female, symbolizing strong family bonds and the unity of. To be eligible for inclusion into an Individual Retirement Account (IRA), bullion coins must meet certain purity standards, be produced by an accredited refiner/assayer/manufacturer, and present brilliant-level condition.


Canadian Maple Leaf

Its gold Maple Leaf Coins are perfect for those who want to diversify their portfolio of precious metals using bullion coin of 1 oz from APMEX's 1 oz gold bullion coins backed by Bullion DNA verification - meaning each coin arrives direct from the Royal Canadian Mint in as-minted state.

On the reverse of every Maple Leaf coin is Canada's symbol of its nationality, the Sugar maple leaf. A top inscription reads 'CANADA" and at the bottom it specifies weight and purity levels for each coin.

The Maple Leaf coins feature an reverse design that features Susanna Blunt's left-facing portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on their right side, along with their face value (50 dollars) and the year of their issue.


Australian Kangaroo

The kangaroo, one of the Australian marsupial that hops along its hind legs like an animal on roller skates is among the most well-known animals in the world as well as featured on their coat of arms as a symbol of progress. These creatures possess small feet and forelimbs along with a muscular tail used as an additional limb when hopping or swimming to avoid predators.

Kangaroos are four large macropod species, including red, eastern gray, western grey and antilopine kangaroos. However the term could also refer on smaller tree kangaroos and others quadroppeds.

Australian gold coins have the young portrait of the Queen Elizabeth II. They are engraved on their obverse side, while their reverse side, referred to as "Kangaroo Coins" - feature an ever-evolving picture of a kangaroo, which is changed each year.

Austrian Philharmonic

The Austrian Philharmonic coin is one of the most adored IRA certified gold coins on the market. Made from one troy ounce of 999.99 pure gold, and sporting the iconic Vienna Philharmonic instrument design, this bullion coin makes an excellent way to diversify retirement investment portfolios.

The Austrian Philharmonic Coin features an illustration of Vienna's Musicverein Golden Hall, which is home to the Wiener Philharmonic Orchestra - while its reverse features a range of orchestral instruments including violins, harps and basses along with its weight, fineness and the date of the issue with German insignia.

British Sovereign

The British Sovereign gold coin, worth one pounds sterling, is made up of 7.9881 grams of 22 carat gold and has been in circulation for more than 400 years and was first issued in 1817.

Gold sovereigns are a popular investment due to their affordable premiums over spot gold prices and are easily recognized by the striking picture of St. George slaying the dragon created by Benedetto Pistrucci of Royal Mint coin engraving fame.

IRS eligibility standards govern the types of bars and coins that are eligible for inclusion in an Individual Retirement Account (IRA). They have to meet specific purity standards in addition to meeting the other requirements.


The Krugerrand coin has been named in honor of Boer statesman Paul Kruger and South Africa's currency, the rand. The obverse of the coin features Kruger's image while on its reverse is an image of a springbok, an antelope-type animal, which is considered to be the country's official emblems and was designed by Coert Steynberg.

Krugerrand coins are available not only in gold bullion coin form, but are also available as silver and platinum bullion bullion items that are not eligible to be used in IRA investments accounts. To meet eligibility criteria, all precious metals have to have an at least 99.9% fineness content; American Eagle, Canadian Maple Leaf and British Sovereign all have this threshold.

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