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Buy IRA-Approved Precious Metals from U.S. Money Reserve

The Internal Revenue Code only allows select precious metals to be held in IRAs. Certain coins, bars, and rounds that meet the minimum fineness requirement and are produced by a national government mint or an accredited refiner/ assayer/ manufacturer are approved for inclusion in IRAs.

Popular Options Approved for IRAs:


—Min.fineness: .995

  • American Eagle Bullion Coins
  • American Eagle Proof Coins*
  • American Buffalo Bullion Coins
  • Australian Kangaroo/Nugget Coins
  • Austrian Philharmonic Coins
  • Canadian Maple Leaf Coins
  • Perth Mint Bars
  • Select .995 Gold Bars & Rounds

* Purity exception


—Min.fineness: .999

  • American Eagle Bullion Coins
  • American Eagle Proof Coins 
  • Australian Kookaburra Coins
  • Austrian Philharmonic Coins
  • Canadian Maple Leaf Coins
  • Johnson Matthey Bars
  • Select .999 Silver Bars & Rounds

Platinum & Palladium

—Min.fineness: .9995

  • American Eagle Bullion Coins

  • Australian Koala Coins (platinum only)

  • Canadian Maple Leaf Coins

  • Select .9995 Platinum & Palladium Bars

IRA-Approved Gold Products


gold american eagle (Proof)

gold american eagle (BULLION)

American Buffalo

australian Kangaroo

Canadian Maple Leaf

Austrian Philharmonic

british Britannia

chinese Panda



Pearl Harbor


Various Bars & Rounds

IRA-Approved Silver Products

American Eagle

America the Beautiful

Australian Kookaburra

Canadian Maple Leaf

Austrian Philharmonic

Chinese Panda



American Buffalo Round

Various Bars

IRA-Approved Platinum & Palladium Products

Platinum American Eagle

Australian Koala

Canadian Maple Leaf

Palladium American Eagle

Canadian Maple Leaf

Various Bars

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