Our Choice 1 oz Gold Bars are for investors looking for a low-cost way to acquire investment grade gold bullion. You’ll save on premiums by letting us choose the brand of your bar for you that has the lowest premiums over spot price from our available inventory.
We select bars that are affordable and ready to ship. This includes new and secondary market bars (i.e. pre-owned).
Your 1 oz gold bar will come from a highly recognized hallmark brand. Possible mints include the Royal Canadian Mint, Perth Mint, Valcambi, PAMP, Metalor, Heraeus or Johnson Matthey.
Each 1 oz gold bar has a purity of .9999, was manufactured by an LBMA-certified mint and is approved for purchase in an IRA.
Small-denomination 1 oz gold bars may or may not come in protective plastic. (Gold is one of the most non-reactive metals and does not tarnish or rust.).
Your order may be filled with one brand or more than one brand, and may not match the brand(s) pictured on this page.
Designs also vary and may be all the same or mixed and can include the following:
Credit Suisse 1 oz gold bars are among the most popular in the world, renowned for their quality, liquidity, and purity. Credit Suisse is one of the largest refiners of gold bullion in the world, as well as being a multinational investment bank and financial services company founded and based in Switzerland. The front of the bar has the Credit Suisse hallmark, weight, and purity. The back of the bar features a modern design with “Credit Suisse” repeating diagonally across the bar.
1 oz PAMP Suisse Gold Bars are .9999 fine gold and may come sealed in serialized, tamper-evident packaging with assay card. PAMP (Produits Artistiques Métaux Précieux) is a private, state-of-the-art Swiss mint recognized the world over for producing gold bars to precise and exacting standards. The quality of PAMP Suisse gold bars is verified by independent sworn assayers accredited by the Swiss Federal Bureau for the Control of Precious Metals (Assayer Fondeur). The 1 oz PAMP Suisse gold bars come in two different designs. One, that is modern, with “Suisse” repeating diagonally across the bar along with the PAMP Suisse hallmark, weight, purity, and unique serial number on the back. And the more classical one that features “Lady Fortuna”, the Roman goddess of prosperity. She is portrayed with all of her mythical attributes: Sheaves of wheat, poppies, Horn of Plenty, precious coins, and Wheel of Fortune.
The Perth Mint is known for producing gold bullion of exceptional quality. These 1 oz gold bars are made of .9999 pure gold. They feature the Perth Mint’s widely recognizable swan logo on the front and distinctive hopping kangaroos on the back. Each 1 oz Perth Mint Gold Bar may be sealed in a tamper-evident case with accompanying assay card that displays the bar’s weight, purity, and authentication.
ROYAL CANADIAN MINT
1 oz Royal Canadian Mint Gold Bars are outstanding pieces of .9999 fine gold. Also referred to RCM Gold Bars, the “four 9” purity makes this an ideal gold bar for the investor who demands the highest quality product. They are produced by the prestigious Royal Canadian Mint, which also produces all of Canada’s circulating coins. Each bar bears a unique serial number stamped into its face and is produced with the attention to detail expected from the Royal Canadian Mint.
ISTANBUL GOLD REFINERY (IGR)
IGR, Istanbul Gold Refinery, is a leading manufacturer of .9999 pure gold bars. IGR is backed by the Turkish government, the Turkish Treasury, and the Istanbul Gold Exchange. IGR gold bars carry an individual serial number on the front along with the bar's weight in troy ounces. On the back, the IGR logo repeats at a 45-degree angle. IGR gold bars may be sealed in a tamper-evident case with an assay card that has security features visible only under UV light and an IGR hologram.
Rand Refinery gold bars are LBMA-approved .9999 fine gold minted in South Africa. On the front of Rand gold bars come are an individual serial number, fine weight, mintmark and purity. A distinctive elephant logo repeats on the back of the bars. The Rand Refinery was founded in 1920 and is the largest single-site precious metals refining and smelting complex in the world.
Argor-Heraeus is one of the oldest of the Swiss refineries and have been in production since 1951. The front of these 1 oz gold bars feature the Argor-Heraeus hallmark, Switzerland (where the company is based), weight, purity, and an assayer’s mark, which contains a unique 6 digit serial number.
Valcambi has been one of the world's largest manufacturers of minted ingots for over 50 years. They created the world's first 1 oz minted ingot and the first minted 1000 g bar. The Valcambi Hallmark is not only a guarantee for quality of Swiss workmanship, it also indicates that this is one of the most sought after bars in the world, desired by precious metals connoisseurs and investors alike. Valcambi bars show Valcambi's Hallmark (logo, weight, metal name, fineness, essayeur fondeur and bar number). On the reverse is written Valcambi Suisse.
If you have any questions about Our Choice gold bars or investing in gold in general, including where to keep your metals (at home or vault storage), call us at 1-888-319-8166. We’re happy to assist you with ordering and answering your questions.