Permissible Metals

Gold

American Eagle bullion and proof coins(ǂ) Austrian Philharmonic coins
American Buffalo coins(ǂ ǂ) Canadian Maple Leaf coins
Australian Kangaroo/Nugget coins Bars and rounds manufactured by a refiner/assayer/manufacturer accredited by NYMEX/COMEX, NYSE/Liffe, LME, LBMA, ISO 9000, or a national government mint and meeting minimum fineness requirements(ǂ ǂ ǂ)(ǂ ǂ ǂ ǂ)



Silver

American Eagle bullion and proof coins(ǂ) Canadian Maple Leaf coins
Australian Kookaburra coins Mexican Libertad coins
Austrian Philharmonic coins Bars and rounds manufactured by a refiner/assayer/manufacturer accredited by NYMEX/COMEX, NYSE/Liffe, LME, LBMA, ISO 9000, or a national government mint and meeting minimum fineness requirements(ǂ ǂ ǂ)(ǂ ǂ ǂ ǂ)



Platinum

American Eagle bullion Isle of Man Noble coins and proof coins(ǂ)
Australian Koala coins Bars and rounds manufactured by a refiner/assayer/manufacturer accredited by NYMEX/COMEX, NYSE/Liffe, LME, LBMA, ISO 9000, or a national government mint and meeting minimum fineness requirements(ǂ ǂ ǂ)(ǂ ǂ ǂ ǂ)
Canadian Maple Leaf coins



Palladium

Bars and rounds manufactured by a refiner/assayer/manufacturer accredited by NYMEX/COMEX, NYSE/Liffe, LME, LBMA, ISO 9000, or a national government mint and meeting minimum fineness requirements.(ǂ ǂ ǂ)(ǂ ǂ ǂ ǂ)

(ǂ) Numismatic and American Eagle coins that have undergone “certification” (aka “slabbed” coins) are not acceptable in IRAs at this time.
(ǂ ǂ) Only uncirculated type American Buffalo coins are allowed (proof coins not allowed).
(ǂ ǂ ǂ) Minimum Fineness Requirements:

. Gold = .995+ . Platinum = .9995+
. Silver = .999+ . Palladium = .9995+