The world-renown Swiss precious metals refiner, PAMP Suisse, is noteworthy for using attractive, intricate, and innovative designs on its fine bullion products. With its new Faith series, PAMP has continued this practice, introducing a slew of new designs for its gold and silver bars celebrating the various major religions around the world. The Buddha 1 oz silver bar from PAMP's Faith series is representative of Buddhism, a faith with approximately 350 million adherents. Each .999 fine silver bar has an actual silver weight (ASW) of 1 troy ounce.
The figure shown on the front of the bar is the Buddha, meaning The Enlightened One. In the traditional attire of an Eastern monk, the Buddha sits with his legs crossed in deep meditation, eyes closed and hands held in a meditative posture. Radiant light is projecting from his body toward the top of the bar. Each bar is protected in sealed plastic with its accompanying assay card, which certifies its weight, purity, and serial number.
The back side of the bar lists the technical specifications, "ONE OUNCE FINE SILVER 999.0" across the middle of the bar. The PAMP Suisse logo is placed above near the top rim, while the assayer's mark for Swiss refineries, which reads "ESSAYEUR FONDEUR," is placed below the weight and purity. The bar's individual serial number is stamped near the bottom rim. With raised rims, these bars stack on top of one another conveniently.
Not only does PAMP enjoy a reputation for its high-quality designs to match the refining quality its bullion products, but it has also become a global brand, with a presence in virtually every corner of the world. This gives PAMP Suisse an unique respect for the different cultures and religious faiths found among different populations. With Buddhism's acceptance of all other religions as worthy of merit, this Buddha 1 oz silver bar (PAMP Suisse Faith series) is the ideal representative for this new line of silver bars.
(Note: These designs also come in gold.)