Heraeus Kinebar

Kinebars were introduced in 1994 by Argor-Heraeus and are equipped with an advanced safety feature. The sophisticated technology features a proprietary image that protects against counterfeiting. The safety element is added by means of a complex machining process. These security holograms are often used in EU passports or banknotes.

Heraeus Kinebars are one of the most innovative gold bullion products on the market today and are gaining in popularity.

Fine content

The Heraeus Kinebars have a fine content of 999.9/1000.

Size, Dimensions and Appearance

The Kinebar Gold Bar differs from conventional bars only by the hologram on the back. On the front side, as with other bars, the weight and purity, as well as the inscription "Fine Gold" and the check mark are shown. In addition, a serial number is embossed.

Production

Kinebars are produced exclusively by Argor-Heraeus, based in Switzerland.

The production process is complex and involves proprietary technology. The bars with Argor-Heraeus logo on the front are produced using a punching process in the sizes 1 gram, 2 gram, 5 gram, 10 gram, 20 gram and 1oz (31.1035 gram).

The hologram extends over the entire backside of the Kinebars. Other sizes are also produced as commissioned workpieces and provided with third party logos and the Kinebar trademark. In the production process, fine microstructures are applied directly to the surface of the gold bars, which produce the unique effect.

The counterfeit-proof safety feature is applied directly to the bottom of the bar with a laser. The safety feature was developed under the patent of the Swiss OVD Kinegram AG. These silvery shining kinegrams show a multidimensional effect. The name is derived from the concept of kinematics, since depending on the angle the kinegram shows a fixed, predefined sequence.

Until now, Kinebars are only produced as gold bars.

The Kinebar gold bars are issued in protective blister cards. The individual serial number is located both on the ingot itself and on the blister card.

History

The Kinegram technology was jointly developed by Argor-Heraeus and OVD Kinegram corp. Argor-Heraeus mints the Kinebars with a fine content of 99.99% since 1994. However, the name rights for the Kinebar lie with the Swiss bank UBS. The different sizes from one gram to one ounce are produced and offered under the Argor-Heraeus name as well as on behalf of third parties.

The technique used for the kinegram on the back of the gold bars is based on diffraction optics. This technique also successfully serves as an authentication element on banknotes, identity cards, credit and money cards as well as documents and tickets.

The uniqueness of the Kinebars is achieved with an increased production expenditure compared to conventional gold bars, which is why the Kinebars are somewhat higher in price compared to conventional gold bars.

Kinebars are an excellent gold bar for investors, collectors or to buy as gifts. The bars come in beautiful tamper resistant packaging and the reverse side of the bar depicts a beautiful rainbow of colors that offers visual appeal. Through the hologram, the additional security features goes way beyond the normal production standards.

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  • 1oz Gold Bar Heraeus Kinebar®

    1oz Gold Bar Heraeus Kinebar®

    Weight: 31.10 g
    Purity: 999.9/1000
    Country: Germany
    Manufacturer: Heraeus
    Packing: Single Sealed with Certificate and Hologram
    Grading: New, circulated
    Tax: Taxfree acc. to §25c UStG 
    Excl. Tax: € 1,175.07 Incl. Tax: € 1,175.07

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  • 20g Gold Bar Heraeus Kinebar®

    20g Gold Bar Heraeus Kinebar®

    Weight: 20.00 g
    Purity: 999.9/1000
    Country: Germany
    Manufacturer: Heraeus
    Packing: Single Sealed with Certificate
    Tax: Taxfree acc. to §25c UStG 
    Excl. Tax: € 759.80 Incl. Tax: € 759.80

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  • 10g Gold Bar Heraeus Kinebar®

    10g Gold Bar Heraeus Kinebar®

    Weight: 10.00 g
    Purity: 999.9/1000
    Country: Germany
    Manufacturer: Heraeus
    Packing: Single Sealed with Certificate
    Tax: Taxfree acc. to §25c UStG 
    Excl. Tax: € 385.34 Incl. Tax: € 385.34

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  • 5g Gold Bar Heraeus Kinebar®

    5g Gold Bar Heraeus Kinebar®

    Weight: 5.00 g
    Purity: 999.9/1000
    Country: Germany
    Manufacturer: Heraeus
    Packing: Single Sealed with Certificate
    Tax: Taxfree acc. to §25c UStG 
    Excl. Tax: € 199.11 Incl. Tax: € 199.11

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  • 2g Gold Bar Heraeus Kinebar®

    2g Gold Bar Heraeus Kinebar®

    Weight: 2.00 g
    Purity: 999.9/1000
    Country: Germany
    Manufacturer: Heraeus
    Packing: Single Sealed with Certificate
    Tax: Taxfree acc. to §25c UStG 
    Excl. Tax: € 87.87 Incl. Tax: € 87.87

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  • 1g Gold Bar Heraeus Kinebar®

    1g Gold Bar Heraeus Kinebar®

    Weight: 1.00 g
    Purity: 999.9/1000
    Country: Germany
    Manufacturer: Heraeus
    Packing: Single Sealed with Certificate
    Tax: Taxfree acc. to §25c UStG 
    Excl. Tax: € 49.85 Incl. Tax: € 49.85

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