Gerrit Visser questions the purity of any gold the United States claims in reserves.  If we take into consideration everything he has talked about in his two previous blogs, including the figures he has cited, we have to assume that all the gold the U.S. legally owns is of 999.9 purity.  This is because gold is priced in U.S. Dollars per troy ounce of 999.9 pure gold in compliance with the London Gold Standard.

But the purity of U.S. gold, if it does have any, has to be questioned, the precious metals analyst and adviser says.  No one’s ever been allowed to test its purity. Keep on reading!