One of the many other benefits of silver bars is the range of weights you’ll find. Silver bars are weighted and marked in both Grams and Troy ounces, with the decision how to mark weights dependent upon the mint/refinery in question. JM Bullion carries a full range of silver bars weighted from 1 Gram up to 5 Kilograms (5,000 Grams or 160.75 Troy oz). Still others are simply marked by their exact Troy ounce weight ranging from 1 oz silver bars and 2 oz silver bars up to 25-50 oz silver bars and 100 oz silver bars.
Mexican Silver Libertad: Mexico’s official silver bullion issue, the Silver Libertad coin has a design taken from Mexican history that dates back two centuries. First used during Mexico’s revolution against Spain in the 1820s, Winged Victory appeared on Mexican coinage first in the gold Centenario. Today, she is the leading lady in the design of the Mexican Silver Libertad bullion coins from the Mexican Mint.
Investors are interested in silver bars because of their low premiums, their variety of sizes, and their flat, rectangular shape makes for easy storage. They usually come in increments of 1oz, 5oz, 10oz, 1 kilo, and 100oz. They can also come in odd sizes depending on the manufacturer. Silver Bars are also appealing because the larger size you get, the lower the premium you get as well. Golden Eagle makes it easy to buy silver bars using our online ordering system tied directly to the spot price of silver.
JM Bullion is proud to offer a vast array of silver bars from mints, both private and sovereign, around the globe. It’s impossible to highlight them all in one page, but in the following sections you’ll see a little sneak peek of some of the most popular products we have in stock at the moment, broken down by the popular mints responsible for the refining of each product.
1 Kilo Valcambi Silver Bar Matte: On the obverse side of the bar is the engraving of the Valcambi Suisse corporate logo at the top. The logo is followed by the bar’s weight, metal content, and purity. An assayer’s mark is engraved near the bottom of the bar, just above an individual serial number. The reverse face of the bar features the full corporate name of Valcambi Suisse engraved horizontally along the bar, with a background that features an ever expanding image of the Valcambi logo.
1 oz Skull Silver Bar: On the obverse face of the 1 oz Atlantis Mint Hand Poured Silver Skull Bar you’ll find the facial bones of the average human skull, including the open nasal cavity, eye sockets, and the eerie smile of a skull with no flesh covering it up. There are no written engravings on this face of the bar. Flip this hand-poured bar over and you’ll notice a flat surface with no design sets. There are only engravings on this side of the 1 oz Atlantis Mint Hand Poured Silver Skull Bar. These include the weight and purity of the bar.
These particular buyers are looking to create a hefty fund to hedge inflation. When seeking to establish a substantial fund, bars become an extremely attractive option, as they are the easiest to stack and store. They come in weights as high as 100 troy ounces, making storage relatively easier when compared to other instruments such as rounds and coins. However, providing adequate safety and security to this massive quantity of silver can be a tedious task. Hence, private, offshore storage depositories, offering top-of-the-line security at reasonable prices, are considered a great option for storage.
When it comes to purchasing or selling silver bullion, the market value for silver (also referred to as "spot price") is the basis for all pricing. View the current spot price for silver. Almost all silver products on SD Bullion operate on a silver spot price plus the product premium (also referred to as "over spot") formula to determine the final price. For example, if the market value for silver is X and the product premium is Y, the final price would be X+Y=Z. Premium pricing is mostly consistent per product but the market value for silver changes vastly on a minute by minute basis. Our market feed integrates live up to the minute market prices from worldwide markets. We offer both live and historical market data available on our website's Live Market Prices page. You can customize charts to research and find trends in pricing and compare to other precious metal types.
Originally formed in Tokyo, Japan in 1952, Asahi Refining Ltd. Remains a Japanese-based business that had previously focused more intently on the collection and refinement of recycled precious metals. As of December 2014 though, the company rapidly expanded its international brand awareness with the high-profile purchase of Johnson Matthey’s more than 150-year-old refining operation. All three of Johnson Matthey’s remaining gold and silver refining operations were purchased by Asahi, which has slowly begun refining silver bars in a variety of sizes. Among those available from JM Bullion are the following:
Considering the record growth in demand last year, all signs are pointing to a continuous increase. In 1980, the world population was 4.6 billion. We've since added another 2.5 billion people. Silver is required in a multitude of industrial, electrical, consumer, health, and energy-related applications critical to today's modern economy. (It is the world's best conductor of electricity and heat, best natural biocide, and best reflector of light.)