0.5 gram gold bars from Istanbul Gold Refinery come to you in beautiful, grey/beige assay cards with attractive Gold lettering. The front of the bar depicts “IGR” inside an oval and showcases the weight of “0.5 gram” and purity “.9999”. While the back of the bar contains the “IGR” in a diagonal fashion. A unique serial number can be found on the side of the assay card which certificates the authenticity of each 1/2 gram Istanbul Gold Refinery Bar. The back of the assay card also restates the weight and purity.
Gold Bars Specifications
Type : Solid Gold Bars
Manufacturer : IGR – Istanbul Gold Refinery
Gold Bar Weight : 0.5 Gram – 0.0160 Troy Ounce
Gold Bar Size : 0.34 inch x 0.60 inch ( 8.62 mm x 15.33 mm )
Fineness : 999.9
Serial Number : Yes
Packing Material : Sealed in Manufacturer Plastic Card
Circulation & Condition : Uncirculated / Brand New / Authenticated / Certified
About Istanbul Gold Refinery
Istanbul Gold Refinery, a major gold refiner and gold bars manufacturer in Turkey, is based in Kuyumcukent (“The Goldsmiths’ City”), near the Istanbul Ataturk Airport. The company is renowned as the first refiner in Turkey to have refined gold to a fineness of 999.9 (since 1996), and manufactured kilobars (since 2002) and minted bars (since 2004). It was also the first Turkish refiner to be accredited to the Istanbul Gold Exchange and Dubai Multi Commodities Centre.
2011 London Bullion Market Association (LBMA)
2007 Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC)
2004 Istanbul Gold Exchange (IGE)
The company has been a member of the International Precious Metals Institute (IPMI) since 2009.