For serious investors in physical gold who require a high quality 99.99% pure gold bullion bar from a reputable gold refinery, the Argor-Heraeus 1 kilo gold bar is a natural choice. Argor-Heraeus, established in Switzerland in 1951, is headquartered in Mendrisio in the Swiss Canton of Ticino, Switzerland's golden triangle of precious metals refineries.
The obverse of the 1 kilo cast gold bar is imprinted with the official Argor-Heraeus refinery stamp, an 'AH' motif encircled by the words 'ARGOR HERAEUS SA', The front surface also contains the refinery location 'Switzerland' and bar's weight and fine gold content, ''1 KILO Fine Gold 999.9', along with the bar's unique serial number
The front of the 1 kilo gold bar bar is also imprinted with a stylised AH and the words MELTER ASSAYER in a rectangle. Licensed assayers (essayeurs jurés) accredited by the Swiss Central Office for Precious Metals Control work with the Argor-Heraeus refinery to ensure that gold bar output from the refinery meets strict quality standards.
As one of the preeminent gold refineries in the world, Argor-Heraeus is a member of the prestigious Good Delivery Referees Panel of the London Bullion Market Association (LBMA). and a member of the ‘Swiss Association of Precious Metals Fabricators and Sellers, known as the ASFCMP.
The Argor-Heraeus refinery in Mendrisio processes and refines gold, silver, platinum and palladium from mining and recyclable sources and is a specialist in refining gold into high purity investment bars, such as this 1 kilo 99.99% pure gold bar.