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Platinum Bullion Bars & Coins - Physical Bullion Program Features



PLATINUM BULLION BARS


Platinum 50 oz Bar

 









LPPM GOOD DELIVERY 50 oz PLATINUM BARS

Although Central Banks and institutions traditionally select silver and gold products, platinum has gained greater notoriety in recent years due to its rarity and the high demand for production of high-precision industrial components.

Its name is derived from the Spanish term platina, which is literally translated into "little silver".

Platinum is the least reactive metal. It has remarkable resistance to corrosion, even at high temperatures, and is therefore considered a noble metal.

It is one of the rarest precious metals on Earth and is geographically very selective. Roughly 80% of worldwide production comes from South Africa. Platinum is 10 X more scarce than gold and therefore only a very limited quantity is mined annually.

Platinum is found in a range of products, from catalytic converters and electrical contacts to dental equipment and jewellery to the most advanced equipment for space exploration.

50 ounce platinum comes in a bar or plate format and conforms to the LPPM (London/ Zurich) and COMEX good delivery standards for weight and purity. Each bar or plate is stamped with the date of fabrication
, gross weight, purity at 9995 and the refiner's stamp.

Weight Range: 45 - 55 oz troy
Purity .9995


50 oz Platinum (pate format)




150 oz Platinum (bar format)






PLATINUM BULLION COINS


1 Oz Maple Leaf Platinum
 

(Tube of 10 x 1 0z platinum coins) 









RCM SECURITY FEATURES







ROYAL CANADIAN MINT PLATINUM 1 OZ MAPLE LEAF (PML)

Introduced in 1988, the Royal Canadian Mint's Platinum Maple Leaf coins are among the purest platinum coins on the market, making them highly desirable and in high demand.

It was available until 2002 in five different denominations, all of which are marked as containing .9995 pure platinum. The bullion coin was reintroduced in 2009 in the form of the 1 troy ounce maple leaf.

The Platinum Maple Leaf bullion coin from the Royal Canadian Mint was the world's best-selling platinum coin in 2012.

The reverse design features an iconic image of Canada, the maple leaf. The obverse features the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, created in 2003 by Canadian portrait artist Susanna Blunt.


Weight (Oz): 1
Weight (g): 31.110
Purity (%): 99.95
Diameter (mm): 30
Face value ($CAD): $50
Tube Contents: 10 x 1 oz coins = 10 troy ounces


ENHANCED SECURITY

New in 2015, replacing the bullion finish on earlier coins, the radial lines in the new 2015 PML's field have been precisely machined to within microns on the master tooling to ensure reproducibility from die to die and coin to coin.
Laser Tooling Inspection



The uniqueness of the line width and pitch gives this coin a characteristic look, and creates a light diffracting pattern that is specific to this coin.

In 2015, the Mint introduced a new and unique Security Feature to confirm the authenticity of its PML coins.  The PML Security Feature consists of a textured maple leaf, micro-engraved with laser technology on a small area of the reverse side (Maple Leaf side) of the coin. In the centre of this mark, visible under magnification, is laser engraved numeral denoting the coin’s year of issue (15).

Coin verification is provided by a remote RCM laser coin reader that verifies directly with the main RCM registry and confirms coin authenticity within seconds.
Tube of 10 Platinum Maple Leaf 




2015 Platinum Maple Leaf (Obverse)


2015 Platinum Maple Leaf (Reverse)




ACCOUNT SETUP


Bullion Custodial Services Account

Clients are required to open a cash account with Bullion Custodial Services Inc. BCS (custodian) in order to transact the purchase and/or storage of metals. A simple application form is provided upon request (below). Proper ID such as a passport or other government sponsored photo ID is required to open your account. Your account is set up within 48 hours and you can proceed with your purchase.

Please note: All metal purchases are transacted in US Dollars.

Bullion Custodial Services is compliant with the Financial Transaction and Reports Analysis Centre (Fintrac).
Transacting Your Purchase

USD funds must be deposited in your BCS cash account prior to transacting the purchase of metals.

Your Bullion Strategies representative will execute the purchase of your metals and provide you with price confirmation by email within 15 minutes. BCS.will provide a detailed reconciliation of the transaction within 48 hours or T + 2.

Residual funds in your BCS cash account are returned to you on T + 2 (unless instructed otherwise). No interest is paid on funds remaining in your cash account.






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