The Johnson Matthey name is a legendary in the bullion industry. The history of the company dates back to 1851 when two assayers from London formed their partnership.
The Johnson Matthey company was appointed the official assayer and refining for the Bank of England in 1852, establishing a long lasting position in the banking and bullion industry that the company has maintained for over 170 years.
During the late 20th century, Johnson Matthey developed a reputation as one of the leading industrial refiners and suppliers of precious metals to a variety of industries.
The JM products that are most widely available today include 10 oz and 100 oz silver bars.
Asahi Holdings of Japan purchased Johnson Matthey’s gold and silver refining businesses in 2015.
The Asahi Refinery continues to maintain Johnson Matthey's commitment to producing industry leading silver and gold bullion products.