Acceptable & Disallowed Precious Metals in Solo 401k or Individual 401k

American Eagle Coins (however, coins including the American Eagle, that have undergone “certification”–also known as “slabbed” coins–are not acceptable in Solo 401k at this time.

Australian Kangaroo/Nugget coins

Austrian Philharmonic coins

Canadian Maple Leaf coins

Credit Suisse-Pamp Suisse Bars .999

U.S. Buffalo Gold Uncirculated coins (no Proofs)

Bars and rounds (produced my manufacturers accredited by Nymex/Comex, LME, LBMA, NYSE/Liffe/CBOT, and ISO-9000 or a national mint. The minimum finesses for bars are:

 Gold .995+

PLATINUM

American Eagle coins(however, coins including the American Eagle, that have undergone “certification”–also known as “slabbed” coins–are not acceptable in Solo 401k at this time.

Australian Koala coins

Canadian Maple Leaf coins

 Isle of Man Noble coins

  Bars and rounds (produced my manufacturers accredited by Nymex/Comex, LME, LBMA, NYSE/Liffe/CBOT, and ISO-9000 or a national mint.The minimum finesses for bars are:

Platinum .9995+

SILVER

American Eagle coins (however, coins including the American Eagle, that have undergone “certification”–also known as “slabbed” coins–are not acceptable in Solo 401k at this time)

Australian Kookaburra coins

Austrian Vienna Philharmonic coins

Canadian Maple Leaf coins

Mexican Liberated coins

Bars and rounds (produced my manufacturers accredited by Nymex/Comex, LME, LBMA, NYSE/Liffe/CBOT, and ISO-9000 or a national mint.The minimum finesses for bars are:

Silver .9995+

PALLADIUM

Bars and rounds produced my manufacturers accredited by Nymex/Comex, LME, LBMA, NYSE/Liffe/CBOT, and ISO-9000 or a national mint.The minimum finesses for bars are:

           Palladium .9995+

Disallowed Precious Metals in Solo 401k Include:

Austrian 100, 20 and 10 Corona

Belgian 20 Franc

British Britannia

Chilean 100 Peso

Columbian 5 Peso British Sovereign

Dutch 10 Guilder

Franc 20 French

Hungarian 100 Korona

Italian 20 Lira

Mexican 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 1/2 and 2 Peso

Rare or Collectible Coins

South African Krugerrand

Swiss 20 Franc

Visit following blog learn about procedures for purchasing gold (Solo 401k Gold):

http://mysolo401k.net/Blog-for-MySolo401k.html?entry=how-to-purchase-precious-metals

About Mark Nolan

Each day I speak with energetic entrepreneurs looking to take the plunge into a new venture and small business owners eager to take control of their retirement savings. I am passionate about helping others find their financial independence. Having worked for over 20 years with some of the top retirement account custodian and insurance companies I have a deep and extensive knowledge of the complexities of self-directed 401ks and IRAs as well as retirement plan regulations. Learn more about Mark Nolan and My Solo 401k Financial >>

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