Platinum/Palladium

Mint State Gold is proud to offer Platinum and Palladium precious metals to all interested investors/collectors. Throughout the last couple hundred years, platinum and palladium have joined gold and silver in the precious metals category. With platinum and palladium being just one atom apart on the periodic table of elements, they share many common traits including a similarity in appearance and industrial uses. Both beautiful metals are used in jewelry and coinage today and have increasingly been added to many coin investment portfolios.

Platinum and palladium are two precious metals that are often traded alongside gold and silver. Though less well-known, they both have long histories and offer strong investment potential. At Mint State Gold, we sell platinum and palladium in bar form, as well as official bullion coins from the U.S Mint and Royal Canadian Mint. If you’d like to learn more about the benefits of investing in platinum or palladium, follow the links below to visit individual product pages, or contact a Mint State Gold representative directly for assistance from one of our knowledgeable representatives.

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Platinum Bullion Coins

Platinum is a rare and precious metal first discovered when Europeans colonized and began mining the New World. Its name speaks to this — it’s derived from the Spanish platina, the diminutive form of the word for silver. Platinum was used extensively in fine jewelry in the early 20th century, until the onset of World War II restricted its availability.

Today, platinum is available in the form of one-ounce American Platinum Eagles — the U.S. Mint’s official platinum bullion coin — and one-ounce Canadian Platinum Maple Leaf coins.

Palladium Coins and Bars

Palladium has a unique history among precious metals. Discovered in 1803, it was initially used in medicine before being adopted for a variety of industrial applications. Specifically, it’s a component of computers, mobile phones, and LCD televisions, among other electronics. It is also increasingly used in jewelry, where its light weight and brilliant luster are prized.

As palladium has become more valuable and sought-after by various markets, it has emerged as a popular investment, as well. Recognizing this demand, both the U.S. Mint and the Royal Canadian Mint now issue a palladium bullion coin. Many private manufacturers offer palladium bars for sale, too.

Why Buy Platinum and Palladium Coins?

Platinum and palladium both offer strong investment potential as part of a diversified portfolio. Official platinum bullion, as well as American Palladium Eagles and Canadian Palladium Maple Leaf coins, can be placed in a U.S. Individual Retirement Account (IRA).

The biggest distinction between platinum and palladium for investment purposes is that platinum is far rarer. If you're considering investing in either, check out our Investor Library for informative articles to help you make a smart purchase and build a more diverse, reliable portfolio.

Shopping Online at Mint State Gold

Mint State Gold is your trusted source for buying platinum and palladium coins online. We are a longstanding partner to investors in precious metals with a reputation for honesty and integrity in everything we do. We source our products from official government mints and reputable private sources. We also offer free shipping on all items, as well as complimentary consultations for new investors.

Shop with us online or contact our office for assistance today.

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