Johnson Matthey 1 Kilo Gold Bars
For investors looking to buy gold bullion in bulk, the 1 kilo gold bar by Johnson Matthey may make an excellent choice. The name Johnson Matthey is synonymous with quality and craftsmanship, and the large weight of this gold bar may potentially offer a per-ounce cost savings compared to smaller gold bars.
Gold Bar Highlights:
Produced by Johnson Matthey
Contains 1 kilo or over 32 troy ounces of .9999 percent fine gold
May offer a per-ounce cost savings
No longer in production
May be IRA account eligible
For investors looking to buy a significant amount of gold, the 1 kilo gold bar from Johnson Matthey is an excellent choice. In addition to the potential per-ounce cost savings these bars may provide, the gold bar is simple and elegant in appearance, making it a great addition to any portfolio.
Johnson Matthey got started over 200 years ago in 1817, when the company began as assayers, testing the purity of precious metals. The company’s business quickly expanded, thanks to the vision of its founders. Within just a few years of its founding, the company became official assayers for the Bank of England. The company also became responsible for the manufacturing the first ever standard metre and kilogramme in a platinum iridium alloy. The standards set all the way back then are still in use today.
Today, Johnson Matthey is no longer involved in the production of gold bars, but the company has moved on to numerous other endeavors to better the planet. Its research and science is now involved in such arenas as pollution control, pain relief, maximizing of natural resources and even hearing restoration. The company has operations in over 30 countries.
This 1 kilo gold bar features the Johnson Matthey name and the company’s London location inscribed on its obverse. The obverse also features inscriptions of the bar’s weight and purity.
The reverse of this gold bar is left blank, giving the bar a rustic yet elegant appearance.
Because of this gold bar’s .9999 fine purity, it may be eligible for purchase in an IRA account. A precious metals IRA may be an excellent tool for building a significant portfolio of gold coin and bullion, and certain coin and bullion products produced using other metals such as silver, platinum and palladium may also potentially be eligible. Of course, you should check with your tax professional before making any purchases for an IRA account.
The 1 kilogram weight of this gold bar makes it ideal for those looking to buy a lot of ounces, and its size makes it a great choice for an IRA account or for standard purchases. These gold bars are easily stacked, and do not take up significant space despite their weight. Given the history of Johnson Matthey and the company’s reputation for quality, you can buy these gold bars with confidence.
Due to the fact that the company no longer produces gold bars, these bars could also potentially become more and more collectable with the passage of time.