This high-lustre 50 gram minted platinum bar has a purity of 99.95% platinum and is fabricated in Switzerland at the Argor-Heraeus precious metals refinery in Mendrisio in the Swiss Canton of Ticino.
The front of the 50 gram platinum bar displays the Argor-Heraeus refinery logo, a 'AH' motif encircled by the words 'ARGOR HERAEUS SA', The front of the platinum bar also shows the word 'Switzerland' and the bar's weight and platinum purity, '50g Platinum 999.5'. The reverse of the bar is imprinted with a recurring diagonal 'AH' motif.
Each 50 gram minted platinum bar comes presented in its own secure transparent blister pack which keeps the bar in minted condition. The 50 gram minted platinum bar is rectangular in shape with rounded edges and has dimensions of 49.65 mm x 28.5 mm x 1.7 mm.
Argor-Heraeus was acquired by the German industrial group Heraeus in April 2017, and is now part of the Heraeus Precious Metals (HPM) group. Prior to this acquisition, the Argor-Heraeus refinery was owned by a consortium of Heraeus, the Austrain Mint, and the German bank Commerzbank.
Investment grade platinum bars sold in Singapore are exempt from Singapore’s Goods and Services Tax (GST) as long as the bars and coins have a platinum purity of 99% or higher. All platinum bars offered by BullionStar have a 99.95% platinum purity, so when you buy platinum bars from BullionStar, your purchases are exempt from GST.