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5 Taels Gold Bar Varied Condition, Any Mint

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The Tael is an ancient unit of measurement that has long been popular in East Asia and Southeast Asia. This unit of precious metals measurement is still in use on silver and gold for investors in China, Korea, Vietnam, and Japan, among a number of other nations in the region. Provident Metals currently has 5 Taels Gold Bars in varied conditions from any mint available to purchase online.


  • Arrives with protective plastic bag or a shipping box with protective packaging materials around the bar!
  • Distinctive Taels unit of measurement!
  • Contains 5 Taels, 6.028 Troy oz, of .999+ pure gold.
  • On the obverse and reverse are designs that vary by the mint of origin.
  • Available in varied conditions.
  • Please remember that these bars can come with the same conditions and designs if you buy more than one.

When you purchase a 5 Taels Gold Bar through this Provident Metals listing, the bar you receive will arrive with variable packaging. Based on the condition of the bar you receive, the gold will arrive either in a protective plastic sleeve or with protective packaging materials wrapped around the bar inside of a shipping box.

These 5 Taels Gold Bars are offered to you in varied conditions from any mint. Provident Metals is unable to accommodate requests for particular bar designs or conditions. We select all products at the moment your payment is processed and the item you received is determined by availability at that moment. If you purchase more than one gold bar please remember the conditions and designs could match on all items.


On the obverse and reverse designs of the 5 Taels Gold Bars in this product listing, you will find various different designs possible. These designs range from intricate elements that are engraved onto the surface of the bar in 3D relief to simpler design elements that are struck incuse into the surface of the bar.

Generally speaking, you will find engraved, intricate designs on the surfaces of minted ingots. Meanwhile, cast or loaf gold bars tend to have incuse design elements. As an example of a 5 Taels Gold Bar you could receive, there is the 5 Taels Gold Bar from Argor-Heraeus. The bar has a depiction of the mint logo at the top, with markings of Switzerland, 5 Taels, 999,9 and an assayers stamp. The stamp is accompanied by a serial number. Please keep in mind this is just one example of a gold bar you could receive and is noted just to help visualize possible design elements.


Tael is a unit of weight measurement that originated in China. As of 1959, it is standardized in China to 50 Grams. It remains a part of the Chinese system of weights and currency and is still used in Chinese herbal medicine stores, as well as gold and silver exchanges.


Provident Metals customer service is available to assist you at 800-313-3315. Alternatively, you can contact us on the web through our live chat and email address.

How Does Free Shipping Work?

When the subtotal of your purchase, including applicable discounts, is $199 or more, you receive free shipping for your entire order. In order to receive free shipping on purchases of $199 or more, you must live within the 50 US states. For orders less than $199, a $9.95 shipping fee applies. All products are discreetly packaged and shipped with full insurance included.

When will my order ship?

Most Provident orders are shipped within one (1) business day of your payment clearing. Payments made via PayPal clear instantly. Bitcoin payments clear instantly once the transaction is confirmed. Credit Card and bank wire payments process within 1 business day. ACH and paper check payments take 3-5 business days. Once payments are processed, products are released to fulfillment for packaging and shipping.

Can I choose the method of shipping?

All orders of $199 or more that are eligible for free shipping are, by default, shipped via a carrier of our choice (USPS or UPS). Depending on the contents and size of your purchase, you may be able to upgrade to a specific carrier during checkout.

Will I need to sign for my package?

For those orders of $999.99 or less, there is no need to sign for your package. However, you may select the option to require a signature at delivery if you want. This can be chosen and paid for at checkout. All orders of $1000 or more require a signature to complete delivery.

What about International Orders?

Provident is only able to ship to addresses in any of the 50 US states. This includes P.O. boxes and APO addresses.

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Product Details

Mint Mark Not Shown
Metals Purity .9999
Edge Style Smooth
Product Series 5 Tael
Certificate of Authenticity No
Packaging None
Metal Content 6.028 Troy Ounces
Shipping Orders over $199 Ship Free
Producer Argor Heraeus
Provident ID 3757574