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We buy gold, silver and platinum jewellery, dental gold, old gold. P3M Refining Ltd., the gold buyer of your choice.
What we buy

Platinum Coins with a fineness of less than .999

We from P3M Refining Ltd., the gold, silver & platinum buyer of your choice, offer you top prices for your old or unwanted coins. Below you will find further information on various platinum coins with platinum fineness lower than .999 we buy. If you cannot find your coin below or have a coin that you cannot identify please write us an email at or call us at (NEW) PHONE# COMING UP to obtain an estimate. Please keep in mind that we may not be able to provide you with an accurate estimate until we've seen the coin.

 

Russian Platinum Ruble of the 19th century

The first platinum coins were issued in St. Petersburg, Russia from 1828 to 1845. As expected for material produced by powder metallurgy and because of major impurities, there was a significant degree of porosity at the surface, which made the coins look less shiny than modern Platinum Coins. Because of the rather greyish look they could easily be mistaken for silver coins and the public did not accept them, which is why they were recalled and demonetized. The reverse features the imperial double-headed eagle.
In 1977 new Platinum coins were struck with the old dies for collectors. These have fewer impurities, especially less iron and are therefore nonmagnetic. The Analysis of 6 of the original Platinum Coins and their impurities showed no consistent trend, which suggests that refining practice remained basically unchanged, resulting in an estimated platinum content of probably around 95 to 97 weight% for the genuine coins.

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List of Coins we buy
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Areas we serve

P3M Refining Ltd. is based in Barrie, Ontario and we are a 100% Canadian owned and operated Company. Of course Ontario is not the only area we serve. We hope to be the platinum, silver & gold buyer of your choice in all of the following Canadian areas.

Newfoundland and Labrador NL, Nova Scotia NS, Prince Edward Island PEI, New Brunswick NB, Quebec QC (Eastern, Western & Northern), Metropolitan Montreal, Ontario ON (Eastern, Central, Southwestern, Northern), Metropolitan Toronto, Manitoba MB, Saskatchewan SK, Alberta AB, British Columbia BC, Nunavut and the North West Territories NT, Yukon YT