is offering two new options for bullion buyers: panda-themed 1-ounce
and 10-ounce .999 fine silver bars available only through the firm.
Proof-like Brilliant Uncirculated Panda bars, announced July 24, are
being minted by Sunshine Minting in Couer d’Alene, Idaho. The Idaho
firm is the producer of blanks for the U.S. Mint’s silver American
Eagle program, and for privately issued silver bullion and collector
coins for Tuvalu and Fiji, among other customers.
smiling panda design appears on one side of the bars, with the
Sunshine Minting logo design on the other side.
1-ounce bar measures 32 millimeters wide and 51 millimeters tall, and
the 10-ounce bar measures 51 millimeters wide and 89 millimeters tall.
mintage limit has been imposed on the bars, which are being minted as
needed, according to William Graessle, vice president of sales with PandaAmerica.
1-ounce bar is currently available for $23 and the 10-ounce bar is
priced at $230. The prices are subject to change with bullion prices.
intends to offer the bars at a premium above “spot” or precious metal
price of $2.50 or less per ounce, said Graessle, though pricing chould
change if additional bars have to be ordered.
more information about the bars, or to order them, telephone the firm
toll free at 800-472-6327 or visit ithe PandaAmerica website.