One of the most famous vintage platinum rounds in the world, these 1 oz Engelhard Platinum rounds are no longer in production. The 1 ounces of pure platinum make these rounds a convenient ways to investment, while their vintage, rustic quality appeals to collectors who desire an authentic Engelhard product to add to their precious metals collections. Considering their astounding popularity in addition to the pure platinum content, these bars have historically remained a solid investment asset – appealing to investors who want to diversify and expand their precious metals portfolios.
Engelhard was one of the most reputable manufacturers in the industry, based in New Jersey. Due to their rich history, Engelhard’s products have always commanded heaps of respect in the precious metal market.
Please note that since Engelhard platinum rounds are no longer in production, the only ones available in the market are the circulated products. Hence, they may show some minor form of wear and faded tones appropriate to their age. However, each of these rounds will be delivered in its original sealed package has been tested for purity and quality beforehand to ensure their authenticity.
Although produced only between 1982 and 1987, they have remained a popular investment choice for investors all over the country. Their age, purity and weight of platinum contribute in this long-running popularity of this Silver bar, which is still popular – years after production was stopped.
All of the 1 oz Engelhard Prospector Platinum Rounds in this product listing are available to you with the original assay card pack from Engelhard. The assay card offers matching features identifying the weight, purity, and metal content of the product.
Please keep in mind that Engelhard originally issued these platinum rounds with date marks on the obverse. There is no guarantee which date mark you will receive on your 1 oz platinum round. If you buy more than one, please keep in mind you could receive several rounds with the same date marks on the obverse.
Obverse designs on the 1 oz Engelhard Prospector Platinum Rounds include the image of the Prospector. This design was introduced with this series in the 1980s and comes with a depiction of the prospector kneeling down in a shallow creek with his pan in hand as he searches for gold in the creekbed.
Reverse images on the 1 oz Engelhard Prospector Platinum Round depict the American bald eagle alongside the US flag and an olive branch. The eagle appears to swoop down with its wings behind its figure and its talons clutching the American flag on a flagpole and an olive branch.
Engelhard spent more than a century in the precious metals refining business. From its original structure as a platinum smelter and refiner, Engelhard grew to produce gold and silver as well. The company ceased operations in 2006 when it was purchased by BASF.