Istanbul Gold Refinery, commonly abbreviated as IGR, is a prominent gold refinery located in Turkey that was established in 1996. It has grown to become a significant player in the global precious metals market, especially in gold refining and bullion production.
IGR specializes in the refining of high purity gold and silver by processes a variety of materials, including scrap gold, jewelry, and gold from mining operations.
Bullion Products: Istanbul Gold Refinery manufactures a range of gold and silver bullion products. These include gold bars and coins in various sizes, catering to both investors and collectors.
Besides refining and bullion production, IGR offers assay and certification services, ensuring the verification of precious metal content for various products playing a significant role in helping establish Turkey as a key player in the global gold market.
Gold and silver bars from Istanbull Gold Refinery (IGR) are recognized as Good Delivery by the LBMA, which is a mark of quality and assurance in the international bullion market. The brand hallmark on the bars stored in the LBMA vaults varies based on the refinery location and are described as: ISTANBUL GOLD REFINERY MELTER & ASSAYER in oval around IGR. Note: The number of digits in the serial number have been reduced and font sizes have changed.