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Retirement Accounts

Overview
Retirement AccountsOverviewSelf-directed IRAs can invest in select gold, silver, platinum and palladium coins and bars.  We are pleased to assist you in establishing a self-directed IRA with an Administrator that specializes in precious metals IRAs, help you select the appropriate coins and/or bars to be held in your IRA and coordinate the delivery of your metals to the Delaware Depository Service Corporation for safekeeping.

There are three separate entities involved in the process – the Administrator, Us, and the Depository. 

The Process:
1. Select a qualified administrator specializing in these accounts.  We are happy to discuss with you the Administrators we work with.
2. Complete the appropriate forms for your type of IRA.
3. Call us so that we can assist you in choosing the appropriate precious metals for your IRA.
4. Place your order.
5.  Following your purchase, KDerbes Precious Metals, LLC will:
• Complete the necessary documents and send them to the Administrator.
• Coordinate payment with the Administrator.
​ • Arrange delivery of your metals to the appropriate depository for safekeeping.

Bullion Products Allowed in IRAs
Gold 
American Eagle coins (1)  
American Buffalo coins (2) 
Australian Kangaroo/Nugget coins 
Austrian Philharmonic coins 
Canadian Maple Leaf coins 
Bars and rounds produced by a refiner/assayer/manufacturer accredited by NYMEX/COMEX, NYSE/Liffe, LME, LBMA, ISO 9000, or national government mint and meeting minimum fineness requirements (3) (4)  

Silver
American Eagle bullion and proof coins (1)  
Australian Kookaburra coins 
Austrian Philharmonic coins 
Canadian Maple Leaf coins 
Mexican Libertad coins 
Bars and rounds produced by a refiner/assayer/manufacturer accredited by NYMEX/COMEX, NYSE/Liffe, LME, LBMA, ISO 9000, or national government mint and meeting minimum fineness requirements (3) (4)  

Platinum 
American Eagle bullion and/or proof coins (1)  
Australian Koala coins 
Canadian Maple Leaf coins 
Isle of Man Noble coins 
Bars and rounds produced by a refiner/assayer/manufacturer accredited by NYMEX/COMEX, NYSE/Liffe, LME, LBMA,  ISO 9000, or national government mint and meeting minimum fineness requirements (3) (4)  

Palladium 
Bars and rounds produced by a refiner/assayer/manufacturer accredited by NYMEX/COMEX, NYSE/Liffe, LME, LBMA,  ISO 9000, or national government mint and meeting minimum fineness requirements (3) (4)  

Unacceptable Precious Metals Products in IRAs (examples) 
Austrian Corona and Ducat
Belgian Franc  
British Sovereign and Britannia 
Chilean Peso  
Columbian Peso 
Dutch Guilder 
French Franc 
German Mark 
Hungarian Korona 
Italian Lira 
Mexican Peso and Ounza 
South African Krugerrand 
Swiss Franc Rare/Collectable Coins (1)  

Footnotes: 
1) Numismatic and American Eagle coins that have undergone “certification” (also known as “slabbed” coins) are not acceptable in IRAs at this time. 
2) Only uncirculated type American Buffalo coins are allowed (i.e., no Proof coins are allowed.) 
3) Minimum Fineness Required: 
​Gold  .995+ | Silver  .999+ | Platinum .9995+ | Palladium .9995+ 
4) Small bullion bars (i.e, bars other than 400-ounce gold, 100 ounce gold, 1000-ounce silver; 50-ounce platinum and 100-ounce palladium bars) must be manufactured to exact weight specifications.