Austrian Philharmonic platinum 1/25 ounce - obverse

Platinum (Pt) bullion 1/25 ounce

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Platinum coin - 1/25th troy ounce - .9995 bullion


Long ago we decided not to try to compete with existing commercially available precious metals products but as we have already filled out many of the metallic elements in the periodic table, the glaring holes of some of the most intriguing and precious of the elemental metals still unfilled are becoming more obvious. We thus decided it was time to offer our customers options to obtain from us some of these other elemental metals such as gold, platinum, palladium, and rhodium.

We are offering platinum bullion produced by the Austrian Mint in Vienna. These 1/25th troy ounce Austrian Philharmonic coins are of random years of our choosing and will come in our very own RWMM coin flips. Likely known in ancient times as its native form can be found in placer deposits, though potentially mistaken for silver at that time and later referred to as white gold, the discovery of platinum is generally credited to Spaniard Antonio de Ulloa in 1748. With a concentration in the earth's crust of only 0.005 parts per million, platinum is among the rarest of the metals. It is king of the platinum group of metals that also includes iridium, osmium, palladium, rhodium, and ruthenium. Platinum is the most ductile elemental metal and is also extremely corrosion resistant and beautiful with a silvery-white, lustrous finish. It has uses in jewelry, investment bullion issued by government and private mints, electronics, medicine, and perhaps most importantly as a chemical catalyst including in catalytic converters along with palladium and rhodium.
Domestic shipping is free for all orders over $99 (enter code free shipping at checkout). For orders of $99 or under, domestic shipping is $9.95. International shipping is via DHL, FedEx, or USPS international express and costs $45 for shipments up to a pound (9 one ounce ingots or less including packaging materials) and $10 for each additional pound. International customers please be aware that your country may levy import duties and/or VAT taxes on your purchase from us. We have nothing to do with this and cannot pay it for you. If you refuse our package because of this extra cost we will take it back and will refund your order in full once received minus the cost of the return shipping. If you are unsure what these import costs will be please check with your country's customs office. If you are not completely satisfied with any purchase from us, you have 30 days to return it for a full refund (buyer to pay return shipping).