|Actual Metal Weight:||0.3215 ozt|
|Packaging:||Sealed in Assay|
As one of the largest refiners of gold bullion in the world, PAMP Suisse is heavily involved in communities as far-flung as South America, North Africa, Asia, and the South Pacific. Their presence is felt literally worldwide. With that in mind, PAMP decided to introduce a spiritual and cultural theme to its new Faith series gold and silver bars, honoring different symbols and deities from the world's major religions. This Faith series PAMP Suisse 10 gram gold bar honors Lakshmi, the Hindu goddess of wealth, fortune, and prosperity (among other things). In addition to its original design, this bar contains extra-pure .9999 fine gold for a total of 10 grams of pure gold content.
The front of the bar is graced by Lakshmi, shown from a front perspective. She wears an ornate Indian-style headdress and sits in a lotus flower. She holds two more lotuses in her two free hands, while her other two arms are offering gold coins and other riches, symbolizing both material and spiritual wealth. Light radiates from Lakshmi's head, signifying her divinity. The bar itself measures 15.8mm x 26.5mm.
On the back side of the bar, the technical weight and purity specifications are stamped in bold lettering just below the PAMP Suisse company logo. These specs read, "10 g FINE GOLD 999.9," and cover the center of the design. The "Essayeur Fondeur" hallmark, which certifies that the bar was refined by one of Switzerland's finest facilities, can be found below. The unique serial number for the bar appears just beneath. This number matches the one listed on the assay card that is encased with the bar.
Lakshmi is associated not only with weddings (as goddess of love and beauty) and part of the Akshaya Tritiya harvest festival, but is especially closely related to the Diwali festival, during which time it is auspicious to give gifts of gold or silver, to make investments, or to open a business. She features prominently in both Hindu and Jain traditions, and is familiar to the no less than 900 million Hindu followers around the world. Add this Lakshmi PAMP Suisse 10 gram gold bar (Faith series) to your holdings today from Gainesville Coins!