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About Argor-Heraeus

With its headquarters located in Mendrisio, Switzerland, Argor-Heraeus is one of the largest precious metals processors in the world. It’s specialized in refining silver, gold, platinum, and palladium, providing precious metals products to banks and several other industries, as well as providing services for trading on the industry market.

Argor was founded in 1951 in Chiasso, Switzerland. In 1973, it was acquired by UBS, and, in 1986, the company joined forces with Heraeus Group forming the new Argor-Heraeus S.A. In 1988 it moved its headquarters in Mendrisio and in 1999 the Heraeus acquires 100% of the company’s shares. In the same year, Commerzbank International entered this joint venture, and three years later, Austrian Mint also became one of the company’s shareholders.

Argor-Heraeus entered the gold bullion market with two gold bullion bar products: Heraues Gold Cast Bars and Heraues Gold Minted Bars. Argor-Heraeus is famous for their remarkable mixture of art, technology and attention to detail, making them an attractive investment option for passionate collectors.

Argor-Heraeus Gold Bars Design & Sizes

Each Argor-Heraues Gold Bar is made of finest .9999 pure gold of various size options. Cast bars are produced of 10 g, 100 g, 250 g, 500 g and 1000 g weights, as well as minted bars of 1, 2, 5, 10 grams, 1 oz., 20, 50 and 100 grams weight types. Argor-Heraues Gold Minted Bars feature the company’s logo, the inscription ‘Switzerland’, as well as the weight and purity marks on the obverse side of the bars. Minted bars of 50 g, 100 g and cast bars with weight higher than 250 g also have the unique serial number engraved on their obverse side. The reverse side of the bar features the company’s logo in a repeating pattern. Each Heraues Gold Bar is sold in a special tamper-evident assay card, that contains the bars weight, gold purity, and Chief Assayer’s signature, in order to certify the bar’s authenticity and to preserve its quality. Besides minted and cast gold bars, Argor-Heraues also manufactures unique Kinebar gold bars of 1,2,5,10,20 grams and 1 oz. These gold bars are produced using the worldwide exclusive KINEGRAM® technology which is a high-tech diffractive security feature that is embossed into the substrate of the bar.

If you have questions about Argo-Heraues bars or any other similar products, give us a call at 800.852.6884. Bullion Exchanges associates can also be contacted online by using our live chat feature, or by email submission at  [email protected]