Engelhard Silver Bars

There are many manufacturers of silver bars around like Johnson Matthey, Royal Canadian Mint, Pan American Silver or Perth Mint but one of the best names when it comes time to buy silver bars is Engelhard.

Engelhard Corporation was started by Charles Engelhard. Engelhard became the world’s largest refiner and fabricator of platinum metals, gold and silver, a producer of silver and silver alloys in mill forms, operator of the world’s largest precious metals smelter.

In the early 1970s, with inflation eating away at the purchasing power of the dollar, small refiners and mints began turning out .999 fine silver bullion bars to meet the demand of investors who wanted to take delivery of their investments, as opposed to speculating on futures exchanges. By the mid-1970s, demand was robust, and Engelhard Mineral and Chemicals Corporation began producing .999 fine silver bullion bars. Engelhard also minted, until 1988, their now nearly legendary 1-oz […]

By |January 28th, 2011|Categories: Silver Bars & Ingots|

Johnson Matthey Silver Bars

Johnson Matthey traces its origins to 1817 when Percival Norton Johnson established his own assaying business in London. In 1851, he was joined by a young protégé, George Matthey, then only 25. As early as 1852, the company had achieved conspicuous recognition upon its appointment as Official Melters, Refiners and Assayers to the Bank of England.

Johnson Matthey is one of the oldest and the most respected producers of silver bars in the world. From its founding, Johnson Matthey has been known among precious metals investors for specialist knowledge and technical excellence.

100-oz Johnson Matthey silver bar is no longer manufactured but they remain widely circulated. Known as a reliably .999 pure silver product, Johnson Matthey silver bar is recognized worldwide, very liquid, and easy to transport and store. 100-oz Johnson Matthey silver bar isavailable at a lower premium over spot silver price compared to 1-oz or 10-oz silver bars or 1-oz […]

By |January 28th, 2011|Categories: Silver Bars & Ingots|