By owning silver, you will add a tangible asset to your portfolio, which can help reduce overall
risk and increase the chances of achieving long-term financial goals.

Should You Own A Silver IRA?

Owing a silver IRA is a smart choice for anyone looking to diversify their portfolio, protect their wealth and hedge against market volatility. By owning silver, you will add a tangible asset to your portfolio, which can help reduce overall risk and increase the chances of achieving long-term financial goals. In addition owning gold in an IRA can offer you significant tax benefits.

Don’t wait for inflation to completely devalue your dollars. Don’t give anyone else power to have control over your spending power. Now is a great time to transfer your IRA to a Silver IRA.

To Qualify As IRA Eligible Precious Metals, The Following
Minimum Fineness Requirements Must Be Met:

IRA Approved Silver

Not all gold coins, proof coins, bars, and rounds are created equal. In order to be eligible, the products must meet a specific fineness requirement of .995, with the exception of American Eagles. However, there are many qualified precious metals that can be placed in a Gold IRA. Though IRAs were once limited to only holding American Eagle products, today, IRAs include all IRS-permitted gold, silver, platinum and palladium products. Thanks to the Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997 which expanded the precious metals holdings allowed in IRAs to include one, one-half, one-quarter or one-tenth ounce U.S. gold coins and one-ounce silver coins minted by the U.S. Treasury Department, along with certain foreign coins.

At Western Gold Capital you’ll never pay retail and you will always work directly with highly experienced team members. Leading industry professionals with a wealth of experience, we’ve held senior positions at the largest retail precious metals firms in the U.S. We eliminate multiple layers of executive and shareholder compensation and work directly with you to secure the most competitive pricing on gold and silver. For more information on IRA-eligible gold coins, proof coins, bars, and rounds or to learn more about rollovers, transfers, and other Gold IRA details.

2023 1 oz American Silver Eagle Monster Box (500 Coins, BU)

The easiest way to make a big investment in American Silver Eagles is to purchase the Monster Boxes the US Mint ships the coins in to dealers. JM Bullion offers 1 oz American Silver Eagle Monster Boxes with an astonishing total of 500 silver coins in all.


The American Eagle is is struck from 1oz. of 99.99% pure silver and is the official silver bullion coin of the United States of America. First minted in 1986 and issued by the US Mint, this coin comes in four weights: one ounce, half ounce, quarter ounce, and tenth ounce.

10 oz PAMP Suisse Silver Bar

PAMP Suisse is a brand that many silver buyers are familiar with. The silver bars for sale from PAMP Suisse run the gamut with cast and minted ingots in a wide range of weights, as well as various design collections that include the Lunar Calendar Series, Fortuna Series, and Rosa Series. One of the leading options from PAMP is its simple branded cast bars.


The silver mint bar is one of the best ways to buy silver at a very low premium. Buying silver bars from Western Gold Capital ensures you will get the the best price on easy-to-trade silver bars and avoid of mark-ups from local dealers. Call us today. Silver bars are manufactured in an easy-to-store larger size including 10oz, 100oz, 1000oz. These .999 fine silver 1 oz bars are an alternative to 1 oz silver coins or rounds.


The 1 oz Silver Buffalo Round pays tribute to America’s Native Tribes and the majestic, once endangered buffalo. James Earle Fraser’s design for the 1913 Buffalo Nickel has inspired both images featured on this round. Mint marks and designs may vary. Modeled after James Fraser’s classic Buffalo Nickel minted from 1913 to 1938, the one ounce Buffalo Silver Round is always a favorite among collectors and investors.

100 oz PAMP Suisse Silver Bar

PAMP Suisse is widely regarded as one of the leading bullion brands in the world. Its product lineup includes well-known specimens such as the Fortuna, Rosa, and Lunar bullion bar design collections. With so many design options available, it is easy to forget that PAMP Suisse also offers high-quality investment-grade silver bars for sale that feature beautiful finishes and the PAMP Suisse logo as the primary source of visual allure.


The Vienna Philharmonic was first offered on October 10, 1989, and was initially minted in two sizes: one-ounce and one-quarter ounce. The one-tenth and one-half ounce coins were added in 1991 and 1994. The Vienna Philharmonic is currently the only European bullion coin with a face value in euros.


Britannia is the female representation of Britain and has been the modern face of bullion since 1987. The history of this icon begins with her appearance on the coins of Hadrian, around AD 119, as the symbol of a new province and people. This this coin comes in four weights: one ounce, half ounce, quarter ounce, and tenth ounce.


The Gold Maple Leaf bullion coin is struck by the Royal Canadian Mint from 1 oz. of .9999 pure silver and was first minted in 1979 to meet growing demand for investment-grade gold bullion coins. This coin features the iconic maple leaf, a symbol which is often used to represent Canada and is synonymous with Canadian identity.

Frequently Asked Questions

You can rollover or transfer the following types of accounts into a precious metal IRA:

  1. Traditional IRA
  2. 401(k)
  3. 401(a)
  4. 403(b)
  5. 457(b)
  6. TSP
  7. SEP IRA
  8. Non-IRA investment accounts (e.g. brokerage account)

Note: The IRS rules regarding precious metal IRAs require that the precious metal held in the IRA meet certain fineness standards and be stored with an IRS-approved depository.

A custodian is required for a precious metal IRA because the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) regulations state that all self-directed IRAs, including precious metal IRAs, must be held with a custodian. The role of the custodian is to oversee the management and administration of the IRA, ensuring that all transactions and investments meet the IRS rules and regulations. The custodian is also responsible for holding the precious metal and ensuring that they are stored in an IRS-approved depository. This helps to ensure the safety and security of the assets in the IRA.

A depository is required for a precious metal IRA because the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) regulations state that all precious metal held in a IRA must be stored in an IRS-approved depository. The purpose of using a depository is to ensure the safety and security of the assets in the precious metals IRA, and to provide an independent third-party storage solution for the precious metals.

The role of the depository is to hold and protect the precious metal investments, and to provide periodic statements and valuation reports to the custodian and the IRA owner. The depository is also responsible for the proper insurance and security of the precious metal, including any necessary measures to protect against theft, loss, or damage.

By using an IRS-approved depository, the assets in the retirement funds are kept separate from the custodian’s own assets and are protected in the event of bankruptcy or other financial difficulties. Additionally, having the precious metals held in a depository helps to ensure that the investments meet the individual retirement account rules and regulations for self directed IRA.

Precious metal are insured real property much like your home. However, unlike your home, which is limited to a very narrow pool of buyers, i.e. that specific property, at that specific price, in that specific zip code, etc., gold is recognized as money the entire world over. In fact, Gold is the second most traded commodity in the world after oil.

You can sell as much or as little of your precious metals to anyone, at any time, anywhere in the world. Where Western Gold Capital will be happy to provide an offer to buy back your metals, you are in now way obligated to sell back to us.

Absolutely! You can definitely have your precious metals delivered to your home. There are several different options and pathways to achieve this. Our experts will be happy to go through these options with you.
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