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List of the Top Ten Precious Metal Assets

Below is a list of the top 10 Precious Metal assets for purchase. While there are many other fine Precious Metals assets opportunities, this article features the most desirable.

We have many articles discussing why to choose precious metal asset holdings, e.g., Silver vs. Gold.

In compiling this comprehensive list, we carefully considered numerous vital factors in determining the top Precious Metals products for purchase. These factors include but are not limited to liquidity, ensuring that the chosen products can be easily converted to cash, global recognition, guaranteeing their widespread acceptance and value across international markets, purity, ensuring that each product attains the highest standards quality of marketability. The quantity of each product that Safe Haven Metal (SHM) sells, signifies their popularity and consumer interest.

Asset #1. The American Eagle Gold Coin

[…] Safe Haven Metal presents an image of the American Eagle obverse of Liberty one gold coin overlaying one reverse American Eagle gold coin.

The Gold American Eagle is a symbolic representation of the American spirit, drawing inspiration from the renowned design by Augustus Saint-Gaudens. Its global fame is well-established. The obverse side features a depiction of Lady Liberty confidently walking with the sun in the background, while the reverse side showcases an American bald eagle in different postures such as nesting, standing, or with just its head, varying with the year or size of the coin.

Coin Details: .9167 purity and IRA-Eligible

This iconic Gold coin comes in various fractional sizes, catering to a wide range of budgets. Available options include 1 oz, 1/2 oz, 1/4 oz, and 1/10 oz Gold. With unparalleled recognition, the Gold American Eagle holds exceptional value and can be easily converted to cash when needed.

Asset #2. The American Buffalo Gold Coin

The Gold American Buffalo, renowned for its exquisite artistry and historical significance, has captured the hearts of both collectors and investors alike. Drawing inspiration from James Earle Fraser’s iconic 1913 Buffalo Nickel, this gold bullion coin pays homage to America’s cultural heritage. The obverse of the coin displays a finely detailed profile portrait of a Native American chief. The intricate craftsmanship of this depiction enhances the coin’s allure, making it a cherished piece of American art.

[…] Safe Haven Metal presents the reverse of the American Buffalo gold coin.

On the reverse side, a majestic American buffalo takes center stage, inspired by the real-life bison named Black Diamond from New York’s Central Park Zoo in the early 1900s. This powerful symbol embodies the untamed spirit of the American West and its pristine wilderness. The coin’s 24-karat gold composition, boasting a remarkable purity of 99.99%, adds intrinsic value to its charm, making it a reliable choice for investors seeking a tangible and stable store of wealth.

Asset #3. The American Eagle Silver Coin

[…] Obverse of American Eagle silver coin shows walking Liberty in flowing gown, offered by Safe Haven Metal.

The American Silver Eagle holds a special status as the official investment-grade Silver bullion coin of the United States Mint, backed by the U.S. government for weight, content, and purity. Its 1 oz of .999 fine Silver with a face value of one dollar makes it a highly valued choice for investors seeking a reliable store of wealth. What sets this coin apart is the willingness of many investors and collectors to pay an extra premium for its exceptional quality and recognized prestige. The Silver Eagle’s widespread recognition and liquidity in the market, along with its iconic design featuring Walking Liberty and a heraldic eagle, add to its allure, making it an esteemed and sought-after investment among those in the precious metals community.

Asset #4. Canadian Maple Leaf

Both the Canadian Silver Maple Leaf and the Canadian Gold Maple Leaf coins enjoy significant international recognition. Due to their popularity, their iconic beauty and innovative security features. Both issued by the Royal Canadian Mint. The Canadian Silver Maple Leaf and Gold Maple Leaf coins continue in a prominent position in the realm of precious metal assets. Attracting enthusiasts from around the world with their impeccable design, purity, and global recognition.

Silver Maple Leaf

[…] Safe Haven Metal presents the obverse side of the Canadian Mint’s Maple Leaf silver coin.

The Silver Maple Leaf boasts 1 oz of .9999 fine Silver. The Silver Maple Leaf features a powerful symbol of Canada, a single maple leaf, on the reverse. The obverse features the portrait of Her Majesty  Queen Elizabeth II.

Gold Maple Leaf

The Gold Maple Leaf is .9999 fine Gold. Establishing the Gold Maple Leaf as one of the purest official bullion coins worldwide. The Gold Maple Leaf showcases a striking maple leaf design on the reverse. The obverse portrays the depiction of Her Majesty  Queen Elizabeth II.

Canadian Maple Leaf gold coin, front and back shown of a maple leaf and Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Additionally, the Canadian Gold Maple Leaf offers fractional sizes ranging from 1/20 oz to 1 oz, and even larger denominations like 10 oz. This diversity in size makes Gold accessible for those with modest budgets, providing a convenient entry point into the precious metals realm.

Both coins exude elegance and regal posterity.

Asset #5. Silver Mexican Libertad

La Casa de Moneda de Mexico mints the Mexican Libertad Silver coin. Standing as one of the most exquisitely beautiful Silver bullion coins in the market today. Debuting in 1982 with a purity of .999 fine Silver.

The artwork adorning the Silver Libertad is nothing short of captivating while holding significant historical importance for Mexico. Its iconic design combines with exclusivity maintaining its allure. Making the Mexican Libertad Silver Coin highly sought by consumers of all types. As a product of one of the oldest North American mints, the Silver Libertad boasts both aesthetic appeal and intrinsic value. Thus solidifying its status as a traditional addition to any coin portfolio.

Asset #6. American Eagle Platinum & Palladium Coins

The American Eagle is available in Platinum and Palladium, both exquisite and valuable choices in the world of precious metals. The United States Mint produces the Platinum American Eagle with .9995 fine platinum. Yet the Palladium American Eagle contains .9995 fine palladium. Both coins showcase iconic designs and exclusive mintages, making them desirable additions to consumers of all types. With their enduring beauty and rarity, these coins stand as prestigious and unique choices for both any portfolio.

Asset #7. British Britannia coins

The British Britannia coin is available in both Gold and Silver, holding a special place in the world of precious metals. Appearing in the world market in 1987, these coins steadily continue to increase their fineness. With the Gold Britannia now having .9999 Gold purity, and the Silver Britannia boasting a .999 fine Silver content. These iconic coins beautifully depict British history, featuring a mature likeness of Her Majesty  Queen Elizabeth II on the obverse and the Standing Britannia on the reverse. In the second century a roman emperor introduced a number of coins that depicted a female figure who personified Britain, with the label ‘BRITANNIA’.  You can read more about her history in the Royal Mint article here. The new editions now feature His Majesty King Charles III.

Britannia gold coins featuring the changing monarchy, with King Charles III and Queen Elizabeth II obverse sides sharing the reverse of the warrior Britannia, assets change face but never strength

The high precious metal content, along with the estimable reputation of The Royal Mint, makes both the Gold and Silver Britannia coins highly valuable choices with good potential for liquidity. The savvy consumer recognizes the significance of these coins, making them sought-after additions to any portfolio. With their historical symbolism, impressive purity, and the backing of The Royal Mint, the British Britannia coins stand as cherished and valuable treasures, appealing to those seeking tangible pieces of British heritage and promising assets in the world of precious metals.

Asset #8. Gold Bullion Bars

While gold coins may carry added value due to their unique designs, limited mintages, and historical significance, gold bars derive their worth primarily from their weight and purity thus requiring less of a premium. As a result, they may not experience the same level of demand from collectors as coins do. Those focusing on the metal’s intrinsic value and its potential as a hedge against economic uncertainties recognize gold bars offer a straightforward and reliable means of obtaining physical gold. Gold bars are available in various fraction sizes, ranging from 1 gram to 1 kilo, providing investors with the flexibility to choose the precise amount that suits their investment goals.

Gold bars present an attractive option for those seeking to acquire larger amounts of gold with lower premiums. They serve as a cost-efficient means of holding a tangible wealth and serves as a stable diversifying asset in portfolios.

Asset #9. Krugerrand Gold Coin

The South African Krugerrand Gold coin holds the distinction of being the world’s first modern Gold bullion coin. Remaining a perennial favorite among international enthusiasts. Known for its affordability and unique hue, the coin features a striking depiction of a springbok antelope on the reverse. Some buyers may find its design to be less intricate than other Gold coins. The simplicity of the Krugerrand, in circulation since 1967, has proven to have lasting appeal.

Having seen more purchases than any other 1 oz Gold coin available, the Krugerrand’s popularity is a testament to its enduring reputation. Comprising .9167 fine Gold, with an alloy of 8.33% copper to enhance its durability, the Krugerrand strikes a balance between purity and strength. This combination ensures that Krugerrands are readily tradable on open markets worldwide. Thus making them a reliable asset option for both new and seasoned buyers. With a strong track record and global liquidity, the Gold South African Krugerrands continue to be a choice of trust.

Asset #10. Pre-1965 Silver Coinage

All coins before 1965 were comprised of 90% silver. A common industry slang refers these circulated U.S. coins minted before 1965 as “junk silver”. These coins, which include dimes, quarters, and half-dollars, were once widely used as everyday currency in the United States. The term “junk silver” is a colloquial name given to these coins because they are typically sold based on their Silver content rather than their numismatic or collectible value.

Despite being called “junk,” these coins hold significant appeal for precious metal enthusiasts. Their 90% Silver content makes them valuable for their intrinsic metal worth. Allowing the addition of physical Silver to even modest portfolios. The high Silver content and historical significance of 90% junk silver coins make them a popular choice for those seeking tangible assets as a hedge against economic uncertainties.

Junk silver coins are easily tradable on the open market, providing liquidity and flexibility. Their affordability and accessibility make them an excellent entry point for those looking to start accumulating Silver. For numismatists, collecting 90% junk silver offers an opportunity to own a piece of Americana and relive the country’s past through these iconic coins. Overall, 90% junk silver stands as a versatile and prized category of Silver coins. Cherished for its precious metal content and historical allure.


A wide variety of options presents itself in this list of top ten. Allowing all enthusiasts from the modest budget to the very top echelons, to acquire assets in the form of precious metals and thereby diversifying their portfolios.

Simplified Short Version of Terms and Conditions of Website

This is only a simplified version of the full terms and conditions, it is intended as a quick overview regarding the things as people are most commonly relevant to us.

This website is governed by the full terms and conditions.

Purchase and sales agreements are separate, and provided in different links found on the footer. 

Consent to Contact

Submitting your contact information on any of our contact forms and or calling or emailing Safe Haven Metal is a grant of consent for us to contact you via telephone or email. This consent is a waiver if you are on the do not call list registry and any email shall not be considered spam or unsolicited. Safe Haven Metal will contact you to discuss your needs and no other use of your contact information will be engaged in by us. We do not sell your phone number or email information to anyone.

Please review our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy for opt out procedures and additional information. The bottom line is that we do not like it when companies sell our information so we will not do it to others.


Due to Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Policy restrictions and guidelines, we do not accept physical paper money (cash) for purchases. If you do not know what the AML is, you really need to look it up, as it applies to everyone.

As a financial institution, Safe Haven Metal is AML compliant.


For products that will be delivered to you directly these traditional forms of payment are accepted: bank wire (we prefer this one), cashier’s check, ACH; also IRA is acceptable but that has tax consequences for you.

For products that will be stored by a third party (depository), IRA, 401k, Pensions, Retirement Account, etc. (see full list on Gold IRA page) are all acceptable forms of payment.

We do not accept credit card payments, cash over $10,000 and we do not accept cryptocurrency, we are happy with our real gold.

BUY BACK POLICY (from the purchase agreements)

Safe Haven Metal (SHM) is prohibited under the law from guaranteeing to repurchase Precious Metals that SHM sells, and SHM does not guarantee that it will repurchase any Precious Metal item that Client may purchase; what SHM extends is the possible availability as a buyer at a later date. If and when Customer desires to liquidate, simply call SHM and let SHM know you are ready for SHM to exchange for cash the Precious Metals purchased from us subject to the following procedure that must occur:

i.)         Customer ships the Precious Metals products originally purchased from SHM for inspection because the buy back offer is only for the exact items purchased from us, inclusive of exact condition; and 

ii.)        The cash value of buy back will be at or near Spot Price at the time when we have examined the product to ensure it passes inspection (which is at our or our designated inspector’s sole good faith discretion as to current condition compared to documented condition when originally purchased); 

iii.)      A new agreement is then presented by SHM to Customer reflecting Spot Price and conditions quantities much like this Invoice; the offer is valid for 24 hours after inspection approval and new agreement sent; 

iv.)      Once signed and returned to SHM the money is then released to you within 72 hours; if Customer rejects the offer then Customer must pay for return shipping costs and the product will be returned to Customer. 

v.)          There is no fee on buy back, as that fee is part of the initial purchase Agreement with us as a part of our consideration to be available for your needs at a later date, consistent with this whole paragraph.

Risk Disclosures

Investing in everything is a risk; values fluctuate, sometimes going up, other times down; no one can predict the future; that is why diversified portfolios are usually recommended. The best anyone can do is make informed decisions and see if correct over time, therefore do research, do your homework. Do not invest more in precious metals than you feel comfortable with after informing yourself. Read your contract; ask your attorney to review it. We strive to do right and help others, if you do not understand something then ask us. There are no guarantees, other than doing our best for you.


Our communication of portfolio is intended as Oxford Dictionary defines “portfolio” as: “a range of products or services offered by an organization, especially when considered as a business asset” and Oxford defines “analysis” as “detailed examination of the elements or structure of something”.

All information provided on this website is the opinion and property of Safe Haven Metal LLC. All customers and potential customers are encouraged to do independent research, educate yourself and make informed decisions. Then you can make the best decision for yourself. Once you have done your diligence you will see that Safe Haven Metal LLC truly does have our clients’ best interests in heart. We would not encourage you to go look around elsewhere if we were not confident in what we offer and provide.

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Full Terms and Conditions

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