The 500g gold bar is the second largest in the Heraeus bullion portfolio. It has a fine weight of 500g gold, with a fineness of 999.9/1000. Heraeus includes a certificate with the gold bar, which confirms the authenticity.
The 1000g, 500g and 250g Heraeus gold bars are all LBMA approved. These larger sized gold bars are ideal for the serious gold investor who wants to acquire a major position in gold bullion. Heraeus is one of the oldest manufacturers of gold bars in the world.
Manufacture and Appearance
Heraeus 500g gold bars are cast. The production process starts with melting an exact amount of fine gold granules at a temperature of over 1064 degrees. In the next step, the liquid is poured into a bar form where the gold is cooled. During the embossing process, the fine weight of 500g, fineness of 999.9/1000, precious metal detail, manufacturer name and logo are imprinted. Subsequently, the gold ingot is checked for fine weight and quality and then packaged.
Located in Hanau, Heraeus is a renowned German family business founded in 1851. The company is one of the largest precious metals refiners with revenue of several billion Euros annually. In addition to the 500g gold bar, the portfolio includes 1kg, 250g, 100g, 50g, 20g, 10g, 5g and 1g.
Gold bars and gold coins that meet certain requirements are exempt from VAT in Germany. Gold bars must have a fineness of at least 995/1000. Heraeus gold bars meet these requirements as they have a purity of 999.9/1000.
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